- A former senator, Solomon Ewuga, has declared for Nasarawa state gubernatorial race on the platform of PDP
- Ewuga said he would transform the state if he is elected as the next governor
- The NASIEC recently declared candidates of the APC as winners of the local government election across the state
A former senator, Soloman Ewuga, on Wednesday, August 9, declared his intention to run for governor of Nasarawa state on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The former senator made this known while presenting his letter of intention to the state executive committee of the party in Lafia.
Ewuga noted that he has a lot to offer the state based on his wealth of experience as a former deputy governor, minister and senator.
He added that the inconstancy of the present government in the state was incidence in insecurity, lack of salaries and decaying civil service among others.
Ewuga also said if elected as the next governor, he would transform the state in the areas of agriculture, education, infrastructure and human capital development among others.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the NASIEC declared candidates of the APC as winners of the local government election across the state.
Henry Omaku, chairman of the electoral body, announced the results of the polls on Sunday, May 27, at the commission’s headquarters in Lafia.
He said that three political parties; APC, SDP and ADP fielded candidates for the chairmanship election across the 13 local government areas, while 21 political parties contested for the 147 councillorship positions in the state, with the APC winning all.
According to Omaku, the APC chairmanship candidate for Awe local government, Umar Abubakar polled 56, 598 votes to emerge winner, with Samuel Meshi emerging victorious for Akwanga local government having polled 50, 149 votes.
Others winners include: Mohammed Iyimoga for Obi local government polls.
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