Useni Sweeps LGA In Plateau


The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Retired Lt.-Gen. Jeremiah Useni has won his local government area, Langtang North, in the March 9 governorship polls.
Dr Luka Usman, the Local Government Collation Officer for the elections, made the announcement yesterday in Jos.
Usman said that Useni scored 40, 519 votes to beat his closest opponent, Mr Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who secured 18, 979 votes.
The collation officer made announcement in the presence of Prof. Richard Kimbir, the State Returning Officer for the polls.
So far, results of five out of the 17 local government had been collated.