The Plateau State Governor-elect, Barr Caleb Mutfwang, received his certificate of returns at the INEC office in the state capital today.
The presentation was made by the Resident Electoral Commissioner Plateau State, Dr. Oliv e.r Agundu, and H, honorable National Commissioner, Mohammad Haruna Kudu, who simultaneously presented the certificates.
They noted that those receiving the certificate had satisfied the requirements of the law and that INEC had done its utmost to ensure free, fair, and credible elections where the votes of the people were counted.
During the presentation, certificates of return were also given to 24 House of Assembly Members-elect, in the state.
However, Of the 24, 16 members were elected under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, 7 under the APC, and 1 member-elect under the platform of YPP.
Governor-elect Caleb Mutfwang expressed gratitude to the Plateau people and assured them that he and his team would provide inclusive leadership in the state.
He applauded the electoral umpire for its honorable conduct during the election, saying, “INEC on the Plateau had acquitted itself honorably.
While it is true that along the line some of the ad hoc staff who d to provide room for the process to be sabotaged in one way or the other, but leadership of INEC on the Plateau stood its ground, following the due process of law and that is why today it has concluded the process that has led to rejoicing across the land.”
The governor-elect, therefore called on his challengers to join him in serving the Plateau people and to avoid wasting time and energy on litigations.
He emphasized that the voice of the people had been heard and that their hope and aspirations were high.
He promised to collaborate with Members-elect to bring greatness and prosperity to the Plateau people, saying, “From now henceforth, our focus will be on how to hit the ground running from May 29 so that the aspiration of our people will not be dashed.”
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