As Nigerians head to the polls today, Saturday 9th March 2019 to elect governors who will run the affairs of their states for the next four years.
According to figures obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission, 24 candidates will be contesting the number one seat in plateaus state.
The state is currently led by Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress who is determined to retain his seat through re-election.
Useni will face incumbent governor Simon Bako Lalong, 20 years his junior. Lalong belongs to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He also bagged the second term ticket of his party, unopposed. Lalong, who is from Shendam LGA was born on May 5, 1963.
The other contestants for the topmost seat in plateau states are Jon Temlong of the Action Democratic Congress, ADC, Haruna Dabin of the Providence People Congress, PPC, Godfrey Miri of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, among others.
Naija News will be bringing you to live updates of the governorship elections in Plateau State. Please ensure to refresh this page to get the latest information.
09:30 am :
P.U: Kauran Sarki West PU 11 -INEC officials arrived at exactly 7:05 with 3 security personnel at Sarki West polling Unit of Wase Local government Area, Plateau State
State: Plateau State
Ward: Danbiran Ward
P.U: Kauran Sarki West PU 11
-INEC officials arrived at exactly 7:05 with 3 security personnels.
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