This news commentary produced by the News and Current Affairs Department focuses on the Plateau state Local Government Election and the need for credible poll in Plateau All through the week,the attention of Plateau state citizens was shifted from the incessant attacks and killings in their communities onto the preparations for the conduct of Local […]
Usman stated this while receiving his certificate of return as Chairman elect of Jos North Local Council at the Headquarters of the Plateau State Independent National Election Commission PLASEIC in Jos. Usman appreciated the effort of the PLASEIC for ensuring a peaceful process. He also commended the police, and other security agencies for their efforts […]
Jay FM reports that the excercise was marred by voters’ apathy and insufficient election materials. This is as many stakeholders including a former governor of the state, Jonah Jang, described the exclusion of the Peoples Democratic Party from the election as shameful and a mockery of democracy. But the State Governor, Simon Lalong, after voting […]
As Plateau people go to the polls today to elect Local Council Chairmen for the 17 Local Government Areas, it is unfortunate that what should have a evoked joy for the people as they file out to elect the leaders closest to them will be nothing more than a charade, a show of cowardice, mockery of democracy or simply standing logic on its head.