Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, APC who retained his office after Saturday’s supplementary polls, is seeking the support of Plateau people to deliver the dividends of democracy to them.

The governor was declared the winner of the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday in Jos, said the support of Plateau people and political stakeholders would ensure the success of his mandate to develop the state.

Lalong commended INEC, security agencies, the media and voters for the peaceful and successful rerun elections in the State, saying it was one of the most peaceful nationwide.

He was declared winner with 595,582 votes after beating his close rival, Gen. Jeremiah Husseini of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP who got 546,813 votes.��w2�

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