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Chris Giwa wins APC Primary in Plateau

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Ambassador Chris Giwa of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has won the ticket of the party to fly its flag for the 2023 Plateau North Senatorial zone.

Out of the three aspirants, Giwa polled 213 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Hon. Mafeng Gwalson who scored 150 votes.

The third aspirant, Lumumba Adeh withdrew from the contest before the commencement of the polls.

Chairman of the Electoral Panel, Hon. Musa Gidado, declared the result and urged the aspirants to work together to ensure that they win the secondary election.

Speaking after the victory, Giwa thanked all stakeholders and delegates for their support and assured them that he will carry all to ensure that the party emerge victorious in the secondary election.

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2023: NNPP’ll win Boki 2 Coss River State House seat -Hon. Ekpang

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The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP)’s candidate for the Boki 2 Cross River State House of Assembly, Honourable Raphael Ekpang has said that come 2023 his party will win Boki 2 State House of Assembly seat.

Hon. Ekpang made this known on Wednesday in a chat with journalists in Abuja.

According to the Ace Journalist, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon. Hilary Bisong who is currently representing the constituency at the state house for his second tenure has done his part and needs to give way for a true representation. And also, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Hon. Walter Nandi-Esom from Buda ward where Chief, Hon. Dr. Jake Otu Enyia has taken their turn between 2007-2015 is there to make up the number of candidates contesting the position in 2023.

He stated that Hon. Bisong’s representation has not been felt in the constituency not even his immediate community as such he needs to give way since he is going to complete his second term in 2023. While, Hon. Nandi-Esom knew that it is not the turn of Buda ward.

The former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Correspondents Chapel noted that among the six wards in Boki 2 State Constituency, Buda, Oku/Borum/Njua and Ekpashi wards have taken their turn left Ugep, Kawkagom/Bawop and Bunyia/Okubuchi ward which off course he is the only candidate standing for the contest among the three wards that are imminently qualify for the position come 2023.
However, Hon. Ekpang insisted that his penchant in giving voice to the voiceless, standing for others and using sports to empowering the youths will definitely give him an edge over the other candidates whose missions are yet unknown to the people of Boki 2.

“I am confident that by God’s grace come 2023 March NNPP will win the seat to represent the people of Boki 2 in the Cross River State House of Assembly.
“Our people deserve the best in terms of representation in the state house, and that is why I am going there to do just that. We have youths with different gifts (talents) and all they need is who will help harness their gifts and make them who they really want to be in future.

“With my almost two decades in sports journalism, I believe i can use my contacts both local and international to empower my constituents when I get to Calabar in 2023,” he said.

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