Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has formally declared his intention to contest 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Lalong made the declaration at Plateau All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders meeting in Jos on Friday.
The governor said that the declaration was as result of the intense pressure from the people of the state for him to recontest.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Edward Pwajok, Member Representing Jos South/Jos East at the House of Representatives moved the motion for Lalong to recontest.
Pwajok’s motion was unanimously seconded by voice vote from stakeholders at the meeting. Read more