September 28, (THEWILL) – A former Commissioner of Works in Plateau State, Chris Hassan, emerged the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last Saturday’s congress held at Langfield Park, Jos.
The returning officer of the State Congress, Prince Olusola Akanmode said Chris Hassan scored 1,526 votes, while his closest rival, Hon. Bitrus Kaze, scored 186 votes.The third contestant, Mrs. Monica Gwom garnered eight votes.
A total of 1788 accredited delegates participated in the congress.
THEWILL recalls that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP had dissolved the Plateau State Executive Committee, led by Chris Hassan, on the 10th of June, 2021.
Meanwhile, Captain B Y Golen emerged the state deputy chairman, while Mr. Emmanuel Tuan clinched the state secretary position.
Others are Mr. Yakubu Gwott Chocho (state organising secretary), Mr. John Akans (state publicity secretary), Mr. Daniel Azi (state financial secretary), Angela Shinkur (state auditor), Mr. Davaou Mang (vice chairman, Plateau North), Mr. Jeremiah Satmark (vice chairman, Plateau Central) and Mr. Simon Domle (vice chairman, Plateau South).
Barrister Pankshak Dakyen emerged the legal adviser, Mrs. Martina Dakur the women leader and Mrs. Christy Nyam the assistant women leader
Hassan enjoined all contestants to join hands with the new EXCOs to make the party strong and formidable to take power from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2023.
He added that he will operate an open door policy to garner ideas to take the party an enviable height.AI