Member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Simon Mwadkwon has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial ticket for Plateau North District.

Mwadkwon, in a keenly contested election, scored 119 votes to defeat the incumbent Senator, Istifanus Gyang, who scored 99 votes.

Declaring the result, Mr Musa Elayo, the Returning Officer said, “Having scored 119 votes out of a total of 218 votes, Hon. Simon Mwadkwon is returned the winner of the Plateau North primary election”.

He urged both aspirants to work together to ensure that the party emerged victorious in the secondary election.

Plateau PDP primaries: Senator Gyang loses return ticket to Rep. Mwadkwon