By Golok Nanmwa , Jos
Group operating under the aegis of Plateau Youths for Good Governance at the weekend said it’s confident that a governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Plateau State Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, would turn around the economy of the state if elected as Governor.
“Nentawe’s aspiration identifies with the core yearnings of every Plateau citizen regardless of status and class, and if given the opportunity to be Governor, he will hit the ground running from day one towards achieving a Plateau of our dreams.”
They further called on citizens of the State to support Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the former Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) for Benue State who has since accepted the numerous calls to offer himself to serve Plateau State.
In a statement made available to journalists in Jos, the pressure group led by Hon. Lazarus Gobus the Director-General of the Group, called on citizens of the State to support the aspirant whose objective is to further transform the State.
The group further declared that there is no better candidate for the 2023 Governorship election in Plateau than Nentawe.
“Nentawe has promised to tap into the abundant agricultural potentials of the state and we have confidence in him,”
Dr Nentawe Yilwatda is coming with a vision and a clear cut agenda on how to reposition the State.
“If elected he would rejuvenate the economy of Plateau State, particularly the Agricultural sector.”
“Dr Nentawe Yilwatda is the most prepared for the Governorship job comes 2023 and we therefore appeal for the support of the people of the state to to deliver a Secured, United and Prosperous Plateau for all.
Our correspondent reports that Yilwatda, a former engineering lecturer at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, was appointed REC in July 2017 and posted to Benue State.
During his four-year stay in office, he participated in the conduct of over six elections in Benue and other States such as Anambra, Osun, Rivers, Kogi and Cross River States where he delivered free and fair elections.