Plateau: Deputy gov., executive council felicitate with Lalong at 58

The Plateau state deputy governor, Prof.
Sonni Tyoden, and members of the State Executive Council, have described Governor Simon Lalong, as exceptional and selfless leader.

Prof. Tyoden and the cabinet members, made the statement when they paid congratulatory visit to the residence of the Governor in Rayfield, to congratulate Lalong as he celebrate his 58 birthday.

The members of the executive council, in a statement issued by Lalong’s director of press Dr Makut Macham, said Lalong consider the interest of others above himself.

“Governor Simon Bako Lalong, is a leader who has demonstrated exceptional capacity to consider the interest of others above himself,” they said.

Prof. Tyoden said the special occasion is another opportunity for Plateau and Nigeria to celebrate the governor for his humility and service to humanity.

He said: “Governor Lalong is a gift to Plateau state and Nigeria as he has used every opportunity in public office to serve the people particularly the vulnerable and marginalised.”

Tyoden said the Rescue Administration has achieved a lot especially in the areas of peace, infrastructural development, human capital development, tourism and agriculture.

The governor while responding expressed appreciation to members of the State Executive Council and the entire people of Plateau state who have not only supported his administration, but also prayed for him to succeed.

He said he would not have been able to achieve anything in life or even as a governor without the support and cooperation of the people.

Chaplain of the Government House chapel and Bishop-elect of Lafiya Diocese Rev. Fr. David Ajang prayed for the governor and his family.

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