The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s candidate in the last governorship election in Plateau State, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni (rtd), has rejected the verdict of the Appeal Court, which affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong.
DAILY POST reports that the 5-member penal of the appellate court, which upheld the decision of the Justice H.A. Suleman-led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, ruled that Useni failed to prove his allegations of forgery and electoral irregularities against Lalong and INEC respectively.
Useni had claimed that Lalong was not qualified to contest the election, having held three certificates with three different names and therefore guilty of forgery.
He also claimed that the election was marred with malpractices and irregularities.
But the penal, in its…