Senator Jonah Jang, a former Governor of Plateau State, will on Tuesday (today) declare his intention to runf or presidency in 2019 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Jang will make the formal declaration at the party’s secretariat in presence of his supporters.
Newsbreak.ng recalls that the Plateau North lawmaker, had alleged that his presidential ambition had been the genesis of his problems with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. He was in May granted bail by Justice Daniel Longji of Plateau State High Court over alleged misuse of the state funds.
Jang and Yusuf Gynag Pam, a former cashier in the office of the Secretary to Plateau State Government, had been arraigned by the anti-graft agency on 12 counts bordering on alleged misuse of some special funds released to the state by the Central Bank of Nigeria.