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…
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.
We will not enact anti-grazing law in Plateau, says Lalong
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says his administration will not enact the controversial anti-grazing law in the state, as grazing areas for cattle ranching have yet to be developed.
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.
I’m not perturbed by Atiku’s resignation from APC – Lalong
Plateau governor Simon Lalong, a close associate of former vice president Atiku Abubakar, says he is not perturbed by the later’s resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ekweremadu, Lalong, others seek mediation in conflicts
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, yesterday, identified mediation and conciliation as effective ways of dispute resolution.