The Plateau State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Tersoo Agundu, has cleared the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) to participate in the forthcoming Plateau North Senatorial rerun as well as other bye election billed to hold February 3rd in the state .
Dr. Agundu made the disclosure while briefing journalist in Jos on Friday .
He also disclosed that the purpose of this press conference is to officially inform all about the Court Ordered Re-run Senatorial Election in Plateau North and the Federal House of Representative Election in Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and to once again to inform the general public about the election and the imperative of their active participation and orderly conducts so that we can have a peaceful election come 3rd of February, 2024.
Dr. Agundu furthermore stated that this election is going to be conducted in six (6) Local Government Areas of Plateau North namely; i) Barkin Ladi, ii) Bassa, iii) Jos East, iv) Jos North, V) Jos South and xi) Riyom.”
These six (6) Local Government Areas of the constituency together have Seventy Three (73) Registration Areas (RAs), Two Thousand Two Hundred and Sixty Six ( 2266) Polling Units (PUs) with a total of One Million Two Hundred and Thirty Four Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty One (1,234,761) Registered Voters out of which One Million Six Hundred and Seven Thousand, One (1,167,001) have collected their PVCs.
He also added that ” It is to be noted that the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency is within the same Plateau North Senatorial District comprising of Two Local Government Areas of Jos North and Bassa with Thirty (30) Registration Areas (RAs), One Thousand, Two Hundred and nine (1209) Polling Units (PUs). “
The total Registered Voters are Six Hundred and Fourty Seven Thousand, Four Hundred and Nine (647,409) with a total PVC Collection of Six Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Five (614,956).” He added