By Israel Joel, Jos
Bar Caleb Mutfwang the Peoples Democratic Party Candidate in Plateau state has been declared winner of the keenly contested March 18 poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday morning.
The Returning Officer of the governorship election, Professor Idris Amali said Mr. Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled a total of five 525,299 to beat his closest contender, Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 481,370 votes.
Dr . Patrick Dakum of the Labour Party came third with 60,310 votes
Hon Caleb Mutfang won in Barkin Ladi, Bassa, Langtang North Mikang, Langtang South, Riyom, Mangu, Langtang South, Jos South, Bokkos, Quan Pan while Dr Nentawe Yiltwada of the All progress congress won in Jos East, Kanke, Pankshin, Shendam, Wase, Kanam and Jos North.