‘Youth as backbone of society should work for peace’
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has described the youth as the backbone of any nation, asserting that the future of any society is the youth and must be engaged in all aspects of national development. Lalong pointed out that it was because of the importance of the youth to national development that the country…
Lalong names media aide among 19 commissioner nominees
Barely two weeks after he dissolved the state executive council, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Wednesday forwarded 19 names to the House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners.
2019: Plateau APC elders endorse Buhari, Lalong for re-election
The Elders Advisory Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a fresh mandate in 2019. The elders also endorsed Gov. Simon Lalong for re-election “as a reward for his outstanding performance, particularly the efforts toward completing all projects he inherited from predecessors”. Capt. Joseph Din (rtd), Chairman…
Plateau governor sacks all commissioners
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Thursday dissolved the state cabinet. He also ordered permanent secretaries of the various ministries to take over with immediate effect. A statement by Lalong’s Director of Press, Mr Emmanuel Nanle, in Jos said the governor commended the outgoing commissioners for their “selfless service”. The governor thanked the former commissioners…
Lalong signs N146bn budget for 2018 into law
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Tuesday signed the 2018 appropriation bill of N146.4 billion into law.
Plateau’s delegation sympathises, apologises to Benue State people
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State yesterday sent a high-powered delegation to condole with Benue people and also apologise over his remarks on their anti-open grazing law. Represented by his Commissioner for Town Planning, Festus Fwanter, Lalong said the New Year day killings were one attack too many, pledging to work with his colleague, Governor…
Lalong apologises over alleged opposition to Benue’s grazing law
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has apologised to his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, over comments attributed to him where he allegedly criticised the anti-open grazing law in the neighbouring state.
Jang rejects proposed cattle colonies, says Lalong “on his own”
Former Plateau governor Jonah Jang says his constituents are opposed to the creation of cattle colonies as proposed by his successor, Simon Lalong.
With Governor’s Cup, Lalong reaffirms commitment to sports tourism
Recent events in Plateau State have shown Governor Simon Lalong that his decision to employ sports as a tool to build the state’s tourism industry is yielding dividend.
“We are working with security agencies to secure Sango’s release” says Lalong
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that the Plateau and Kaduna State Governments are working round the clock with security operatives to have the Plateau PDP Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, released.