BREAKING: Joshua Dariye Joins Senate Race Days After Release From Prison

By Juliet Amaka
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All things being equal, Senator Joshua Dariye, will declare interest to contest the Plateau Central senatorial seat on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).

It was gathered the Plateau State chapter of the Labour Party has concluded arrangements to receive the former Plateau governor from Abuja to pick the party’s senatorial form.

Dariye, a former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame, and three others were, on Monday released from prison three months after their pardon by the Council of State led by President Muhammadu Buhari, on April 14, 2022.

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A Labour Party official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed the development, saying;

“Yes, it is true that he (Dariye) will be running for a Senate seat. We are making arrangements for him to come from Abuja for the senatorial declaration.”

Dariye, who represented Plateau Central at the upper chamber under the Labour Party between 2011 and 2015 before defecting to All Progressives Congress (APC), will do battle with Diket Plang of the APC and Golkuna Gotom of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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