ADP, LP secure senate, rep seats in Plateau rerun elections


The Action Democratic Party (ADP) candidate Pam Dachungyang has emerged victorious in the rerun election for the Plateau North Senatorial Seat.

The Returning Officer for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Nestor Monday, announced that the ADP candidate secured victory with 122,442 votes in the Plateau North Senatorial Seat rerun election.

Mohammed Sahalan of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) garnered 53,980 votes, while Chris Giwa of the All Progressives Congress (APC) received 39,132 votes.

The total number of registered voters was 1,232,825, with 278,129 voters accredited for the election. The total valid votes cast were 274,098, with 2,912 votes rejected. In total, 277,010 votes were cast.

The senatorial district elections took place in six local government areas: Bassa, Barkin-Ladi, Jos East, Jos North, Jos South, and Riyom.

See results of all the parties:

AA: 214
ADC: 11,741
ADP: 122,442
APC: 39,132
APM: 933
LP: 33,243
NNPP: 53,980
MRM: 126
PRP: 11,054
SDP: 890
ZLP: 343

Another political turn of events has seen the Labour Party’s (LP) Daniel Asama Ago pronounced the victor and re-elected to the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency.

Returning Officer Prof. Garba John announced that Adamu Alkali of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) had received 61,670 votes, closely trailing the winner, Labour Party candidate, who had received 66,422 votes.

The local government areas of Bassa and Jos North hosted elections for the federal seat.

See results of all the parties:

ADC: 2,090
APC: 10,063
APP: 331
LP: 66,422
NNPP: 2,475
NRM: 669
PRP: 61,670
SDP: 336