Prominent PDP members visit Senator Jang in prison

Prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, May 20, visited the embattled former governor of Plateau state and senator representing Plateau north senatorial district, Jonah Jang, in Jos prison. 

The senator is facing a twelve count charge over alleged corruption and misappropriation of N6.3 billion during the last leg of his tenure as governor of Plateau state. 

Those who visited Jang in prison, according to Punch reports, include former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, a former Minister of Information and Orientation, Prof. Jerry Gana, Chief Chris Giwa and prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party. 

Others include a serving senators from the South-South and his colleagues in the National Assembly. 

Meanwhile, Governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong, has denied that he was witch-hunting his predecessor, saying instead his setting the EFCC on Jang was to enable him get back the state's funds, which were allegedly looted by the ex-governor-turned-senator. 
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