The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the chairmanship and councillorship seats in Plateau local government elections, which held on Saturday.
The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASEIC) on Sunday announced the party won all the contested seats in the 17 local government areas.
PLASEIC chairman, Prof Fabian Ari, said seven political parties, including the AAC, APC, PRP, NNPP, , SDP, Boot Party and YPP, participated in the exercise.
According to him: “From the collated results from across all 17 local government areas, the APC candidates from Barkin Ladi, Bassa, Bokkos, Jo’s East, Jos South, Kanam, Kanke, Langtang North, Langtang South, Mangu, Mikang, Panshin, Qua’an Pan, Riyom, Shendam and Wase won all the seats and hereby stand elected.
“For the councillorship of the 325 electoral wards, the APC candidates cleared all the seats and hereby stand elected.”
The winners were issued the Certificates of Return immediately after declaration of the results by Àri at the headquarters of PLASEIC in Jos.