Jos - The Plateau Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Jos, the state capital, on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressive Congress (APC), reports Punch.
The tribunal in its ruling dismissed the petition brought before it by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Gyang Pwajok.
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The tribunal said Pwajok’s petition against the declaration of Lalong as the winner of the April 11 governorship election lacks merit.
Pwajok had dragged Lalong before the tribunal, alleging irregularities in the April poll, asking the tribunal to nullify the election and declare him the winner.
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