The Plateau State deputy governor, Prof. Sunni Gwanle Tyoden, is contesting for the 2023 governorship election in the state, according to his media aide, Doman Wetkum.
Daily Trust reports that posters and billboards of the deputy governor’s aspirations have been seen in different strategic places in the state, although he has not been campaigning like other aspirants.
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Wetlum said Tyoden has all it takes to contest for the number one seat in the state, adding that seeing his posters was an indication that he was ready for the battle.
“He is in the race and that is why you see his posters everywhere. He is a Nigerian and well qualified to go for the race.
“By that standard, he is eligible to vote and to be voted for. He is a very experienced personality being the former vice-chancellor of the University of Jos.
“Administratively, he is someone who can govern the state. I don’t have doubts about the personality of the deputy governor,” he added.
Our correspondent reports that about 20 people under the platform of ruling APC are aspiring for the governorship seat in the state.