2023: Group Tips Mutfwang To Succeed Lalong As Plateau Governor

Gov. Simon Lalong

Plateau Berom Political leaders and socio-cultural organisations of the Berom ethnic nationality have thrown their weight behind the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Caleb Mutfwang for the 2023 Governorship polls in Plateau state.

According to the Group, Mutfwang is better prepared to provide credible and competent leadership for the Plateau people in 2023.

President Be’ Nkanang Progressive Union, an apex political decision-making body in Berom land Da Francis Tok Bot gave the endorsement during an event put together to appreciate Mutfwang for picking one of their own Hon Ngo Josephine Piyo as his running mate for the 2023 Governorship election in the state.

Bot former Chief of staff to Plateau former Governor Senator Jang showered accolades on Mutfwang, describing him as a charismatic and pragmatic leader who is determined to reclaim and rebuild Plateau State for the betterment of all.

He said the event that was held at Tamarald event Centre was organised primarily to honour Mutfwang, a lawyer for considering their daughter, Hon. Josephine Piyo his running mate.

“The PDP stalwarts in Berom land are here to say thank you; because you went into a stiff competition and God granted you success and you also picked our sister, Hon. Mrs Josephine Piyo as your running mate we believe will add electoral value to the ticket.

“We assure you that PDP is our home and we want you to know that we will support you. I am sure with the calibre of people that are here, we are optimistic that victory is on our side by the grace of God.” He stated.

Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Sen. Istifanus Gyang described the Berom natives as the stronghold of PDP in Plateau state and gave an assurance that they will galvanize and give total support to all PDP candidates in 2023.

“We appreciate Barr. Caleb Mutfwang for his decision to zero in on our Mother, Ngo Josephine Piyo to be with him on the ticket, we are indeed very grateful. I join my brothers from the National and State House of Assembly and the entire PDP Berom extraction to place on record our gratitude.

“We know that the history of a nation is the history of its leaders and God is stepping you forward this time; our prayer is that the history of Plateau State will turn out for the better.

He appreciated Mutfwang and the leadership of the PDP for the choice of the Director General of the campaign, Chief Latep Dabang.

He described him as an elder who is conversant with the complexity and political dynamics of Plateau and believed that he will deliver on the assignment.

On his part, Member representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives and Plateau North Senatorial candidate, Hon. Simon Mwadkwon appealed to lovers of PDP on the Plateau to vote for the party from top to bottom in 2023.

He said, Mutfwang has demonstrated strong capacity and leadership quality with the choice of Hon. Ngo Josephine Piyo as his running mate, saying that shows how he will continue to take tough and cogent decisions in the interest of unity and progress of Plateau State.

The Deputy Governorship Candidate, Hon. Ngo Josephine Piyo appreciated God and PDP stalwarts in Berom land for the support given to her and assured the Plateau people that they will not disappoint them if given the mandate.

She assured Barr. Mutfwang of her unreserved loyalty to the governance of Plateau State and appealed to Berom people to get their PVCs and vote massively for PDP from the presidency to the state Assembly in the interest of unifying Nigeria and rebuilding Plateau.

The Plateau PDP Governorship Candidate, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang on his part assured the people of the Berom ethnic group that he will provide credible leadership to reclaim and rebuild the state.

“Let me thank you the Berom nation for fighting the good fight for the preservation of Plateau and God will continue to preserve and watch over you.

“By the Grace of God, we are coming on board to ensure that every Inch of land on the Plateau that has been taken away is restored; that all the cankerworm has eaten over the years will be restored and by the grace of God, we will do all we can to deal with criminality, we will not allow criminality to overrun Plateau State.

“By the Grace of God, we will work together with our leaders and come up with new refreshing strategies to ensure that our people can sleep with two eyes close, that is the only way we can rebuild our economy. We hope and pray that our people can go to the farm and come back safely, our people can go to the mining field and come back safely, this is our desire and we know that with God all things are possible. All that we are promising you, we will lead in the front to ensure that these things happen.” He stated.

The President of Berom Educational and Cultural Organization (BECO), worldwide, Da. Gyang Dudu, President of Berom Women Development Association (BWEDA), Mrs Abigail Barga and the President of Berom Youth Moulders-Association (BYM), Solomon Dalyop both appreciated Barr. Mutfwang and assured him of their support in the interest of securing Plateau communities.

Mutfwang had earlier visited Plateau State indigenous ethnic nationalities in Kaduna State, Mwaghavul Development Association among other ethnic groups in the state.


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