Brickbat Over Election Petition Tribunal’s Judgment In Plateau State


The recent outcome of the National Assembly election petitions tribunal is generating serious reactions in Plateau State. The development has set tongues wagging among staunch supporters and party faithful of various political parties in the state.

The leadership of the ruling party, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that of the main opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has continued to tackle each other over the tribunal’s judgement so far delivered.

First to raise alarm over what they perceived incorrect judgement was the PDP, saying it has rejected the National Assembly election tribunal judgments which set aside the elections of Senator Napoleon Bali (PDP) Plateau South and Peter Gyendeng, the member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom federal constituency.

The said tribunal had declared former Governor Simon Lalong of APC as winner of the Plateau South senatorial election, and Chollom Fom of the Labour Party (LP) as the winner of the Barkin Ladi/Riyom…

Source: Leadership Newspaper