The PDP Senatorial Candidate for the October 31st, 2020 By-election for the Plateau Southern Zone has commended the PDP National Working Committee, Party Leaders in the Zone and across the State as well as the delegates for entrusting the PDP Senate ticket to him.
Rt. Hon. Daika posited that he will bring his wealth of legislative experiences and prowess to bear to better the lives of the people and transform the zone having served as Legislator in various capacities and at different levels of Legislation.
He appreciated the spirit of sportsmanship and maturity displayed by the other Aspirants and said the victory is a collective one.
Below is his appreciation letter made available to Viewpoint Nigeria;
APPRECIATION NOTE FROM RT. HON. GEORGE EDWARDS DAIKA
I wish to appreciate God Almighty the ultimate source of our destinies, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP, the PDP Plateau Southern Senatorial Primaries Committee headed by Sen. Mao Ohabunwan, the PDP Plateau State Executives, the PDP Plateau South Zonal Executives, the House of Representatives Member Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency Hon. Beni Lar, the Chairman Langtang North LGC Hon. Joshua Laven Ubandoma, PDP Members in the State House of Assembly from the Southern Zone (Hon. Sohchang Zingtim, Hon. Daniel Nanbol Listick Langtang North Central Constituency and Hon. Pirfa Dingfa Tyem Langtang North North), all PDP critical Stakeholders from the Southern Zone, all PDP Local Government Area/Ward Executives from Plateau Southern Zone and every person who contributed to the successful conduct of the PDP Plateau Southern Senatorial Primaries which elected my humble self as the flag Bearer of the Party in the forthcoming Senatorial by-election slated for 31st October, 2020.
May I use this opportunity to appreciate all other great personalities who took part in the Primary Election. My bosom Rt. Hon. Michael Dapianlong who happened to be my colleague at the Plateau State House of Assembly from 1999-2003, Barr. Philip Isa Nyitni, Mr. Chrysanthus Dawam and Hon. Ja’afaru Damulak (who later withdrew from the race) for their understanding and the spirit of sportsmanship they exhibited before, during and after the Primaries. This victory is ours collectively and we will work together to make our dream of the Senate a reality for our great Party, the PDP during the main election. I hold you all in high esteem and believe the future is brighter and promising to all of us.
May I specially thank the delegates of our Party from Plateau Southern Zone who deemed it fit to confide and trust us with this ticket, for their great show of love, sacrifices, solidarity and uncommon commitment.
This is a rare privilege which we will never take for granted and your efforts are noticed and greatly appreciated.
Having represented our people in different capacities and at different levels, we are not new to Legislative activities as we have gathered experiences and skills over the time and we will do better if elected to the Red Chamber to represent Plateau Southern Zone.
We will improve and consolidate on our previous achievements and provide credible and people-oriented representation which will address the plights of our people.
By the grace of God, we will bring our wealth of legislative experience and prowess to bear to better the lives of our people and transform Plateau Southern Zone.
We call on all Stakeholders from Plateau Southern Zone, Party Executives/ Supporters and all other Aspirants to join hands towards a resounding victory for our party, so we can provide greater dividends of democracy to our people.
Once again, thank you and God bless you all.
Rt. Hon. George Edwards Daika
Plateau South PDP Senate Candidate
Rep. George Daika pulled 434 votes to emerge the Senate Candidate of the PDP. Rt. Hon. Michael Dapianlong scored 199 Votes, Barr. Philip Nyitni pulled 18 Votes while Mr. Chrysanthus Dawam got 5 Votes in the PDP Plateau South Senatorial Primaries which held in Shendam LGA on Saturday 5th September, 2020.
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