Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will emerge victorious in the forthcoming Senate by-election for Plateau South.
He said this while addressing leaders of the party at an extraordinary zonal meeting held on Saturday in his Shendam Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, the party has continued to remain intact in the state and the leadership steadily delivering on its campaign promises and rescuing various sectors of the economy which, he said, all of which would give his party the needed advantage in the election.
The governor, therefore, urged party members to remain united and work together for a successful primary that would produce the party’s candidate and eventually ensure victory at the main election.
Chairman of APC in the state Chief Letep Dabang, while speaking at the occasion, said five aspirants have indicated interest to participate in the primary election to produce the party’s candidate for the senatorial by-election.
He commended the members for their exemplary conduct, promising that the party would be fair to all.
Dabang said the contestants under the APC seeking to fill the vacuum at the red chamber were Prof. Nora Dadu’ut, Prof. Emmanuel Garba, Prof. Doknaan Sheni, Hon. Nanven Nimfel and Bar. Demian Shekarau.