An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Plateau, Prof. Dakas CJ Dakas, stated he had withdrawn from the race.
Dakas in an announcement he personally signed and made accessible to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Jos, stated he made the “excruciating however strategic choice” after prayers and deep reflection.
“In opposition to the backdrop of the media frenzy and trending information that I’ll buy the APC expression of curiosity and nomination types on Monday, that is clearly a surprising flip of occasions.
“Certainly, I travelled to Abuja to buy the requisite types. Moreover, many people and teams provided to buy the types for me.
“Nevertheless, after a sequence of consultations with a number of vital stakeholders within the Plateau Venture, I made a decision to sacrifice my aspiration.
“That is in furtherance of our collective resolve to make sure that the management recruitment course of produces an final result that’s within the overriding curiosity of our expensive state.
“That is according to my political odyssey, particularly within the context of the governorship race.
“I’ve all the time been of the agency conviction that I’m solely a channel by way of which the curiosity of the nice folks of Plateau State could be articulated, aggregated, promoted and defended”.
The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former Dean, College of Legislation, College of Jos, stated his aspiration to control the state was pushed primarily by three profound imperatives.
The imperatives, in line with him, had been service above self, impression and legacy.
In accordance with him, pushed by these imperatives, he seems ahead to prioritising and guaranteeing the safety and welfare of the folks and constructing the Plateau of our desires by way of trailblazing transformation.
“However the present dizzying flip of occasions, I’m conscious of, and inspired by, the truth that a very powerful workplace is that of the citizen.
“Subsequently, as residents, whether or not or not we’re political workplace holders, it is a process that we should all resolve to perform,” he stated.
Dakas added that as a mark of his appreciation and in furtherance of his steady service to humanity, he had determined to assist charitable causes with the cash that he would have spent on the acquisition of the requisite types.
He thanked those that supported his governorship aspiration in numerous methods.
The authorized luminary stated that he would let his supporters and political associates know his subsequent line of motion in the end.