Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni says he is fit to run the affairs of the state if elected during the March 2 poll.
The seventy five year old Senator said what matters most to the people is the capability of the candidate and good governance based on the interest of the people.
He noted that if good governance is measured by youthful age, Plateau State under Governor Simon Lalong would have been the best performing state across in the county
The former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory spoke with journalists in Jos on Sunday amidst allegations by his opponents that he is unwell and physically unfit for the job because of his age
General Useni recalled that as an FCT Minister, he was able to quell the crisis that engulfed the Southern part of the state adding that he will continue to work hard and would replicate the strategy to solve the problem of farmers-herders crisis that had troubled the state for long”
On the crisis that trailed the selection Mr James Dalok as his runing mate, the PDP candidate who blamed the development on some vested interest within the party however said that every contentious issue relating to the matter had been resolved.
He expressed confidence that PDP will win both the Presidential and Governorship elections and called on the people to continue to support the party and their candidates at all levels to enable them achieve victory in the coming election in the interests of the people