Son Of First Plateau Governor Yilji Gomwalk, Emerged As PDP Governorship Candidate Running Mate By Yakubu Busari,Jos
The son of first Governor of Plateau state , CP Joseph Gomwalk have been pick as the running mate of Sen. Gyang Pwajok for Gubernatorial race for 2015 under the Platform of PDP .
Pwajok who was anointed by his political godfather received rejection and condemnation from the people of central, southern senatorial zones of the state before his emergence as the party flag bearer a week after.
Our correspondent gathered that during a closed door meeting the former Chairman of Shendam LG Hon. Kemi Nshe who spent his time and resources was rejected and fingered as a traitor
Mr Yilji Gomwalk emerged as the running mate who had received condemnation and rejection from political pundits across the two zones ,owning to the fact that he lack manner and experience in administration ,he also treats staff in his office as slaves .
According to some labourers who happened to work with him when he was just a contractor many described him as a very wicked and a heartless person including journalists friends.
Until his nomination, Gomwalk who is the son of the late visionary leader of the old Benue-Plateau State, Joseph Deshi Gomwalk, was once the State’s Commissioner for Lands and Survey.
A source in Jos, the Plateau State capital, accused him of not showing commitment, lack of foresight, resolve and work ethos, saying he would bring about massive failure of the redemption team.
He said, “You can see that the governor has remained true to his word of supporting young and dynamic candidates – this is indeed a man of character, who keeps to his word and does not waiver even in the face of opposition or challenges.
“The combination of the very intellectual Gyang Pwajok and the fortuitous Yilji Gomwalk is a team that is unbeatable. These two are the best that Plateau has to offer, they would show great leadership, dedication and foresight and I am confident that Plateau people will rally behind them.
Our correspondent gathered that this is a very calculated and strategic move by Pwajok’s camp to woo people in the State’s Central Senatorial District, which is currently the key battleground, since it was almost certain that the Southern Senatorial zone would vote overwhelmingly for APC’s Simon Lalong because of their stance on zoning, and the Northern zone would vote massively for Pwajok because of their stance against zoning.