Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State has condemned in strong terms, the allegations being circulated by certain individuals, accusing judges of receiving $5 million US Dollars bribe for the nullification of his victory. He described it as baseless and defamatory in nature.
In an official statement signed and made available to SUNDAY STANDARD by the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor,Gyang Bere, the Governor vehemently condemned the said publication. He attributed it to the handiwork of his detractors which he added, was aimed at sowing a seed of discord between him and the esteemed judges as well as the constituted authorities.
Expressing his deep concern over the matter, according to the statement , the Executive Governor demanded for thorough investigations by the security agencies, in order to identify and apprehend those responsible for the libelous publication.
He therefore emphasized the need to ensure that the faceless individuals were fished out to face the full wrath of the law with the view to setting a precedent that discourages similar misconduct.
Governor Mutfwang, in the release unequivocally distanced himself from the false narrative, dismissing it as mere fabrications crafted by individuals who were being manipulated as pawns by the opposition party in Plateau State.
He posited that the latest move was an attempt to tarnish the image of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Government in the state, pointing out that such malicious actions would not deter his commitment and confidence in the judiciary.
While reaffirming his unwavering support for the judiciary, Governor Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang warned those disparaging the judges and respected leaders to desist from their destructive tendencies immediately or face the severe consequences of their actions.