Politics Plateau Tribunal affirms Lalong’s victory, dismisses Pwajok’s petition



The Election Petition Tribunal in Plateau State has upheld the victory of Governor Simon Lalong f the All Progressives Congress in the April 11 gubernatorial poll.

lalong.jpe Gyang Pwajok of the Peoples Democratic Party and his party had dragged Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, before the tribunal, alleging irregularities in the April poll, asking the panel to nullify the election and declare Pwajok the winner.

The tribunal ruled on the petition on Monday in Jos, the state capital, dismissed the petitioners’ petition for lacking in merit.

Security operatives on the order of the panel barred journalists from entering the court room.