52 Political Parties Endorse Gov. Lalong for Saturday Poll Rerun


Yakubu Busari , Jos


Fifty two Chairmen of Political parties in Plateau State have  endorsed the candidature of Governorship Simon Bako Lalong for Saturday, March 23 rerun and directed their members across the  affected local governments to massively turnout on and cast their vote for him.

The spokesman for the 52 political parties and Chairman of the African People Alliance, APA, Mr Maula Ahmed Maigari in a press statement urged electorates to demonstrate their commitment by voting for Lalong.

He  called on Plateau citizens, particularly electorates in all the local government areas where supplementary elections would be conducted on Saturday to turnout en mass and vote massively for the Governor .

Maigari reiterated that the challenges of insecurity ravaging the country should be tackled with  deployment of security personnel to ensure transparency of the poll.

He said: “Our resolve to support the candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC Governor Simon Lalong as we demonstrated officially and publicly during his official campaign flag off at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium still remain valid.

“We therefore use this opportunity and call on our teaming supporters across the state to vote for the APC candidate during the re-run elections this Saturday, 23rd March, 2019.

“We the leaders of 52 political parties congratulate you Governor Lalong in advance; with God and our support our support victory is assured,” he concluded.