Thursday, April 22, 2021
Array

Supreme Court Judgment: Useni urges Plateau citizens to remain calm, committed to statehood

Headline

Rayyan Alhassan
https://dailynigerian.com/author/rayyan/
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
tiamin rice

Lt. Gen. Jerry Useni, rtd, Peoples Democratic, PDP, candidate in the 2019 Governorship Election in Plateau, has urged citizens of the state to remain calm following the Supreme Court verdict.

DAILY NIGERIAN recalls that the apex court had on Monday upheld the election and declaration of Governor Simon Lalong of APC, as the duly elected Governor of Plateau.

READ  Group urges INEC to publish number of collected PVCs in Plateau rerun areas

Mr Useni, who gave the admonition in a statement he signed on Tuesday in Jos, also charged the people to be committed to statehood.

READ  Umahi: AESID condemns killing of Ebonyi PDP member, fiancé over alleged refusal to join APC

READ ALSO: Buhari govt moving in wrong direction – PDP  

The PDP candidate called on all Stakeholders, officials and supporters of the party, and indeed the people of Plateau State, to “remain calm, peaceful, and not to react in the face of any provocation.”

“It has been a long struggle to get to this point in our sustained and vigorous efforts towards freeing the people of Plateau from the new form of retrogressive politics, and people-alienating governance that we have come to witness in recent years in our dear state.

READ  COVID-19: Lalong places one-week lockdown on Plateau Friday

“Do not trade blames as it would not lead to any good destination. It is also no time for mourning since we all fought gallantly together.

“Let us stand together and keep the party going knowing well that our best is yet to come from our political struggle in the state.

READ  PDP salutes David Mark @ 73

“In resolute, let us face the future with pride, confidence and dignity.

“As long as God gives us breath, we must keep the vision for total security, unity and prosperity of our state as our enduring agenda.’’

READ  N200m bribe allegation: Secondus sues Lai Mohammed

Mr Useni therefore saluted and thanked the people, especially PDP members and supporters, for their unwavering support, hard work and perseverance during the struggle.

NAN

Related News

Latest News

cosgrove