The members of the Plateau State Council of the Nigeria Union of journalist rejects the sponsored candidate of the Plateau State Government to become the Chairman of the Union.
The members in a unanimous decision despite all monetary indusment decided to reject the Government candidate who was sponsor by the media handlers of the Governor and decided to elect
Mrs Ayuku Pwaspo who is the first female chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau Council, after almost 50 years of its existence.
Pwaspo of the Plateau Radio Television Corporation (PRTVC) chapel polled 121 votes to defeat Mr Ralph Madugu of Impact chapel, who scored 114 voted during the council rerun election on Thursday in Jos.
The two chairmanship candidates had a tie with 114 votes each during the council election on Sept. 8, hence the rerun.
In her acceptance speech, Pwaspo thanked journalists on the Plateau for the confidence bestowed on her to lead, saying that she would not disappoint them in the discharge of her duties.
‘’The Plateau State Council of the NUJ has added its name to the annals of history by electing the first female Chairman,” she said.
She promised to deliver on the promises made during her campaign and appealed to members of the council to support her to succeed.