After five days, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Plateau North, Hon. Istifanus Dung Gyang, winner of Plateau North senatorial election.
Gyang, who is currently the member representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives polled 269, 555 votes to defeat Hon. Rufus Bature, the candidate of APC who scored 171233 votes.
The result which was declared amidst tight security by Professor Christopher Vande, the Returning Officer for the district, said Istifanus Gyang of the PDP scored the highest vote and was declared elected.
Meanwhile, Prof. Francis Kwese, a returning officer for National Assembly election from Jos North has declared the election for Bassa/Jos North federal constituency inconclusive following the cancellation of election results from Tudun-Wada/ Kabong ward.
He said APC scored 114, 705 votes while PDP 89, 262 votes.
He said: “The election is declared inconclusive becauseTudun-Wada/ Kabong ward results were canceled hence a re-run will be scheduled by INEC at a later date.