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Lalong's Victory ; Lalong Is A Peace Builder Who Has Sacrificed A lot To Unite The Muslims And Christians In Jos.- Amb Gideon Dung Davou..

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31st March,2019 The Management Committee Chairman of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state, Ambassador Gideon Dung Davou has disclosed that Governor Simon Lalong is a peace builder who have sacrifice a lot to unite the Muslim and Christian in Jos were Jos south didn’t record any displacement of people since he came on board. Amb.Davou in an interview with journalists at the council secretariat emphasized that the reelection of Lalong was not a surprise to the people of Plateau state because he has deliver on his campaign promises to warrant the citizens to give him the second mandate. He maintained that the people overwhelmingly voted him owning to the peaceful coexistence they’ve been enjoying in the last four years of his administration which is the joy of democracy. According to him ,the electorates have the challenges of maintaining law and order but I drew the attention of Plateau people to the quality of leadership of the rescue ambassador, if go to

Lalong Vows To Improve Welfare Of Civil Servants....

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31st March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau  state government will continue to improve the welfare of the civil servants in the state, Governor Simon  Lalong  has assured. I would continue to do my best in improving welfare of civil servants in the state . Lalong made this known while   speaking   in Jos at the weekend , at  a dinner organized by the Nigerian Labour Congress NLC Plateau state chapter,  in honor of their former chairman, Comrade Jibrin Banchir who was recently appointed Special Adviser to the governor on Labour matters.  Lalong charged civil servants in the state to raise-up in the area of  revenue generation to enable him continue in prompt payment of salaries, pension and other wages of civil servants. My administration  will continue to place priority in the payment of workers salaries, pension and other welfare of civil servants. . Governor Simon Lalong also revealed that civil servants in the state are among strong stakeholders who ens

Hon Jude Dakur A Key Player In The Victory Of Gov Lalong' s Re-Run In Mangu Ward One....

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31st March,2019 Hon Jude Dakur A Key Player In The Victory Of Gov Lalong' s Re-Run In Mangu Ward One.... 31st March,2019 HON. JUDE DAKUR A KEY PLAYER IN THE VICTORY OF GOVERNOR LALONG RE-RUN IN MANGU WARD ONE, ACCORDING TO MANGU WARD ONE YOUTHS AND WOMEN. The socio political relationship of Jude Dakur has undoubtedly served as reason why the re-run was compromise in Mangu ward one by opposition.  His joined effort with other committee members who collectively embark on door to door to plead and seek for votes for Governor Lalong was base on the seed of love and confined relationship build over time. The young a dynamic comrade whose humility and steadfastness has geared towards a resolve faith project reunion has enhance the ward one in Mangu a gallancious success for APC. Hon. Jude who can be mistaken because of charisma has explain to many through out the campaign for re-run that Lalong victory will be a victory for the MWAGHAVUL MAN and not just for Plateau State

2019 Elections ; Mallam Shekarau's Victory Destined By Allah..

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30th March,2019 PLATEAU STATE INDIGENES IN KANO CONGRATULATE HIS EXCELLENCY MALLAM IBRAHIM SHEKARAU SENATOR ELECT KANO CENTRAL. The Plateau State sons and daughters residence within kano central applauds the victory of Senator Elect, His Excellency former Governor of Kano State Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau. According to a statement made by Hon. Akims Mamot James who tirelessly mobilised and placed on calls before and during the election also said reasons for such effort was because of the love express to Plateau State indigenes in Kano during the days of Mallam Shekarau as Governor. The spokesperson for the Kano Plateau indigenes while addressing the press says that Mallam victory was not a mistake but a destiny by Allah subahana wata'ala. He also said that the Kano central will benefit a lot from Mallam Shekarau knowing his capacity and sincerity of purpose he will continue the good work he started. While the Plateau State indigenes in Kano wish Mallam a fulfil tenure they

Lalong's Victory: Lalong's Victory An Act Of Divinity From God- Friends Of Richard Tokma...

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30th March ,2019 CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE FROM FRIENDS OF RICHARD TOKMA TO HIS EXCELLENCY RT-HON SIMON BAKO LALONG EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR ELECT PLATEAU STATE. The friends of Richard Tokma came into existance two months to the 2019 general election as a group of true friends of Richard Tokma the acting SGS Plateau. The group has single handedly work for the victory of his Excellency the President elect Muhammadu Buhari and his Excellency Rt-Hon. Simon Bako Lalong. It is on this note we wish to congratulate His Excellency President Elect Muhammadu Buhari and also Governor Elect, His Excellency Rt-Hon. Simon Bako Lalong. Your victory to us is not suprise because the people of Plateau State have spoken through their mandate despite the attempt by opposition to scuttle the election. We saw this as the act of divinity from God Almighty. Our  ernest prayers for you is  for the good lord to guide and give you more wisdom full of life to pursue the vision you have ealier started. We a

Lalong Defeated You Squarely, Negelu Tells Useni, PDP...

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Lalong  defeated you squarely,  Nagelu   tells Useni ,PDP 30th March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos All Progressive Congress APC stalwart  in Plateau  state , Alhaji Nagelu Garba  on Saturday   castigated  the Peoples Democratic Party   PDP over its claim of been robbed of the Plateau Governorship elections saying  the Plateau Governorship poll was free and fair .  He also  said the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni  is only wasting his time as he seeks  to approach the tribunal to challenge the result of the election because Gov Lalong won the election describing the Governorship election as free and fair . It could be recalled that Useni in a press conference rejected the outcome of the Plateau governorship election and promised to reclaim his mandate at the election tribunal.  Similarly  Yiljap Abraham, the Chairman Media and Publicity of the PDP in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos further reads that t

Lalong Receive Certificate Of Return In Plateau, Promise To Serve More Diligently At The Next Level.....

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Lalong  receive certificate  of return in Plateau * Promise to serve more diligently at the Next Level. " 29th March,2019 * By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday  in Jos the Plateau state capital  presented a Certificate of Return to Governor Simon Lalong It could be recalled that Governor Lalong of the All Progressives Congress  won the Plateau State governorship election , following the supplementary poll held last Saturday. Lalong was declared the winner by the Returning Officer in the state , Prof Richard Kimbir, after scoring 595 ,582 votes to defeat 23 other candidates , including the Peoples Democratic Party standard- bearer , Jeremiah Useni, who garnered 546 ,813 . Speaking after receiving the certificate of return , Lalong said "  Today marks another milestone in our political and democratic journey as a people, with the presentation of Certificate of Return to my humble self and the Deput

PMB/Lalong Victory: Hon Dayyabu Garga Hosts Victory Party....

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PMB/Lalong Victory: Hon Dayyabu Garga hosts Victory Party. 29th March, 2019. The Plateau state commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy alAffairs, Hon Dr Dayabbu Garga in appreciation of the  victory of the APC in the recently concluded General election hosted supoorters to a sumptuous party. The celebration which took place at Chillars portakabin had in attendance  distinguished guests  such as the Plateau State Nupeng chairman, Alhaji Danladi,  SA to the Governor on religious matters, Hon Jurbe ,SAs to the Governor on ICT and various support groups member. Hon Garga told our correspondent that he is happy with the victory of the party across board and emphasized on the need for unity so that the developmental agenda of the President and Governor can be actualised. In his closing remarks,  he thanked all those who contributed to the victory of the APC and those who graced the occasion he organised.

Plateau State Government Plans To Create "Silicon Plateau" To Reduce Youth Unemployability....

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Plateau State Govt. plans to create ‘Silicon Plateau’ to reduce youth unemployability 28th March,2019       Lagos – Mr Daser David, Director General, Communication and Technology Development Agency, on Thursday said that the Plateau State Government was planning to create a ‘Silicon Plateau’ to reduce youth unemployment. President Buhari David made this known during the 10th West Africa Convergence Conference (WACC) 2019 which was held in Ikeja. The theme of the event was “Regulations, Disruptions, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Convergence, Broadband and Broadplan.” NAN reports that West Africa Convergence Conference is a gathering of stakeholders in Nigeria and West Africa interested in exploring opportunities, building patnership in the ever growing ICT sector as it relates to the dynamics of technology and regulatory convergence. He said that the state government would establish 17 innovation hubs in the 17 local government areas of Plateau to ensure job creation f

Tinubu Is An Architect, Icon Of Contemporary Nigerian Politics - Lalong

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28th March, 2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Thursday  described former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Party, Senator Bola Tinubu, as the architect and icon of contemporary Nigerian politics. Governor Lalong stated this in a  statement issued by his spokesman, Mark Longyen, to felicitate with Tinubu on the occasion of his 67th birthday, which comes up on Friday, 29th March, 2019. Lalong said that Tinubu had over the years carved a niche for himself as a dogged and uncompromising fighter for democracy, justice, honesty, fairness, equity and equality. The statement reads in part: “Your Excellency, your 67th birthday anniversary presents an opportunity for me to join your numerous admirers nationwide and globally to felicitate with you and to thank God for the six decades plus seven years of an impactful, fulfilled and fruitful life that you  have lived to date. My dear Asiwaju of Lagos, the Jagaban of Borg

Plateau 2019: PIDAN Congratulate Gov Lalong - Says Victory Was Divine...

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28th March,2019 PLATEAU INITIATIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF THE NATIVES, PIDAN PRESS RELEASE PIDAN CONGRATULATES GOV. LALONG, GREETS PLATEAU CITIZENS The Plateau Initiative for Development and Advancement of the Natives, PIDAN , the umbrella body of all the indigenous ethnic Development Associations in Plateau state has congratulated Barr. Simon Bako Lalong on his reelection as Governor of the state. In its congratulatory statement signed by its PRO Stephen Sarki Musa , PIDAN describes the reelection of Governor Simon Bako Lalong as God destined, and attributed his success to his humility and disposition toward good governance. "Your success at the polls is a proof of your humility, the good leadership you provided which is humane, kind,  friendly and devoid of vindictiveness, as well as your disposition towards good governance", PIDAN said in the message,   adding that " this could be attested in the peaceful manner, the citizens conducted themse

Plateau ICT Agency Seeks Support From National Information Technology Development Agency....

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27th March,2019  Plateau State ICT Agency  paid a courtesy visit to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). NITDA is mandated with Developing, regulating and implementing the National ICT Policy.  In attendance were the DG NITDA, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami Ph.D., and members of the management team. The team was lead by the DG Plateau State ICT Agency Daser David, Commissioner for Science and Technology Plateau State Hon Dan Manjang, SSA Hon Daniel Dalyop, and staff and partners of PICTDA. The purpose of the visit was to commend NITDA for its support through the years to the growth and development of ICT in Plateau State and also seek the support of the Agency moving forward. We understand the important role the agency plays in the actualization of the goals and programs we plan to achieve at PICTDA. The Commissioner for Science and Technology thanked the agency for the opportunity and assured the DG of the state's comm

Motivational Speaker Tasks Plateau Citizens On Growing High Value Crops....

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27th March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jo's  Motivational speaker and Chief Executive Officer of Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr Weibe Boer has tasked the people of Plateau state to focus on growing high value crops like vegetables, strawberries, flowers, ornamentals and spices among others. According to him, . “I am encouraging our youths to go into agriculture as it is capable of tackling poverty and making our youths productive.” He stressed Boer, who also served as Director, Mtanga Farms, Tanzania said he wanted Plateau citizens to start growing high value crops because the crops would enable them to generate billions of Dollars. He said, "We have unique weather in Plateau, so we should be focusing on Agriculture, we should be growing high value crops like vegetables, flowers, strawberries and spices among others, "Because before we have farms that were selling roses to Europe, we can make billions of dollars from that, we can also sell these flowers to Abuja

Gov Lalong, Others To Receive Certificate Of Return From INEC On Friday....

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26th March,2019. The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will issue Certificate of Return to Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong on Friday. Also expected to receive their Certificates of Return are Deputy Governor-elect, Prof. Sonni Tyoden and all the lawmakers-elect. INEC Head of Voter Education in the state, Mr Osaretin Imahiyereobo confirmed the development to The PUNCH in Jos on Tuesday. He said that the commission had set up a committee with him as the chairman to work on the modalities for a successful presentation of the Certificates of Return to the newly elected politicians in Jos. Osaretin said, “Yes, INEC will present the Certificates of Return to the Plateau State Governor-elect, Mr Simon Lalong and other elected state lawmakers on Friday. The presentation of the certificate to the Governor and his deputy will come first to be followed by those of the members of the State House of Assembly. “INEC has already set up a committee to wor

Plateau Polls - How Lalong Survived The Gang Up Of Elites

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Plateau polls -How Lalong survived  the gang  up  Of elites 26th March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos There was wild jubilation, on Sunday , in most part of  Jos  south , Jos North  ,Shendam  the country home of Governor Simon Lalong Kanam , Mangu , Qnanpan , Jos East ,Kanke  Jos North and other parts of the state , when ,the Independent National  Electoral Commission   INEC declared the All Progressive Congress APC  as the winner of the  Governorship   election in the state . Our correspondent reports that the  incumbent Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was    declared winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election.  Lalong polled 595, 582 votes to defeat his closest rival, Sen. Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 546, 813 votes. The declaration came after supplementary elections were conducted in 40 polling units of nine local government areas of the state. Results from the supplementary elect

Lalong's Victory: CAN told Gov Lalong To See His Victory As An Act Of God And Use It To Glorify His Name....

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26th March ,2019 The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN plateau state chapter under the leadership of Rev Dr. Soja Bewarang in a press statement congratulates the Rt. Hon Simon Bako Lalong over his victory at the polls. again, the body of the church also commends the people of plateau state for a violence free elections “The Christian Association of Nigeria Plateau State Chapter (CAN), commends the people of Plateau State over the successful completion and violence-free elections on the Plateau.” In same manner, CAN commends INEC, the security agents, for their conduct before, during and after the re-run elections.while congratulating the governor elect ,His Excellency, Barr Dr Simon Bako Lalong CAN admonish lalong to “see his victory as an act of God and to use the position to glorify his Holy Name and to commit to serve the people of the state with all their ability.” while calling on the other contestant to accept defeat and work for the betterment of plateau CAN reitera

Why Lalong Won 2019 Election....

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Why Lalong won 2019 Election. 26th March,2019 Election is the core of Democracy. For a candidate to win, he must be voted by the people. Rigging, rancor and violence are part of the core features of politics in Africa. On the Plateau, the incumbent governor defeated his opponent better this year than he did to the PDP candidate in 2015. The APC won with 4,466 votes more and above   the difference between 2015 and 2019 votes. In 2019, difference between the parties is 48,752 while in 2015 the difference between APC and PDP in favor of Lalong was 44,286 votes respectively. Hence, the APC made an upward progression in votes addition of 4,466 in 2019. This means that the APC became stronger on the Plateau than it was in 2015. WHY LALONG REMAIN GOVERNOR OF PLATEAU STATE IN 2019. 1.  Multiple opposition candidates. Like in Oyo state for example, Seyi Makinde won because the opposition party aligned themselves against the incumbent. They pulled their strenuous strengths toge

Lalong's Victory Is For All Plateau Citizens - LGA Boss...

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Lalong,s victory  is for all Plateau citizens -  LGA boss 25th March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Chairman  of Qua'an-Pan Local Government Council of Plateau state  Hon. Isa'ac  Kwallu on Monday felicitated with Governor of the   State,  Barrister Simon Lalong  on his re-election after polling the highest number of votes at the end of the supplementary elections held on March 23. The LGA boss in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos reads that   on behalf of the good, peaceful and loving people of Quaan Pan LGA , I, Hon Isaac Kwallu  felicitates with the All Progressive Congress (APC), the good  people of Plateau State in general and my beloved people of Qua'an-Pan Local Government Area for the peaceful and successful conduct of the General Elections. I wish to specially felicitate with  President Muhammadu Buhari , Amb. Ignatius  Longjan Senator-elect Plateau South, Hon Komsol Alphonsus  Longap, Member-elect representative  Shendam, Mikang and Quaan Pan Fed

Lalong Victory: Scores Of APC Supporters Storms Chris Giwa's Residence To Celebrate...

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Lalong Victory: Scores Of APC Supporters Storms Chris Giwa's Residence to Celebrate. 25th March, 2019 Supporters of the APC across the seventeen (17) Local Government Area of Plateau State thronged the home of front line politician and philanthropist, Amb Chris Giwa at Kuru, Jos South LGA of the State to celebrate the victory of Gov Simon Bako Lalong in the just concluded Gubernatorial election. Various speakers eulogised Amb Giwa for his role in the victory of the Governor especially his timely from the PDP which gave life the APC in the Northern zone of the State. Ngo Kachollom Nyam from Zawan district, Jos South expressed  joy at the event and thanked the people for believing in the Party which resulted in the victory of  Rt Hon Dr Simon Bako Lalong the Governor Elect and prayed for a successful  tenure. Our correspondent while gathering reports spoke to various groups of youths who were dancing  and hailed Amb Chris Giwa for his doggedness and resilience. Some said

Observers Adjudge Plateau Governorship Poll Peaceful, Fair

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Observers adjudge Plateau governorship poll  peaceful, fair 25th March,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Civil Society Organisations and Coalition of Domestic Observers in the   state on Monday said the supplementary Gubernatorial Election in the state was peaceful and orderly . "We adjudged Plateau state to be the most peaceful and orderly state in Nigeria during the 2019 general elections" , Addressing newsmen in Jos ,the spokesman of the group Godwin Okoko said we observed the elections across the nine local government areas where the supplementary elections were held and our members stationed in all the 40 polling units where the elections were held and in the 12 Registration Areas Centers RACs and local government areas results collation center . " As a group we  observed that the early arrival of security personnel , their was early commencement of accreditation and voting by eligible voters , smart card readers in all polling units vis