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Plateau State Is 45 Years Old...

 Plateau State Is 45 Years Old!

February 3rd ,2021

Plateau State is located at North Central Zone out of the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria. 

The state is blessed with an area of 26,899 square kilometres, the State has an estimated population of about three million people.

The state is named after the picturesque Jos Plateau, a mountainous area in the north of the state with captivating rock formations.

The State was formed on the 3rd of February 1976, making it the 45 years today!

Plateau can be described as a Miniature Nigeria ,because so many tribes about 54 are resident in Jos the state capital .

Its Current Governor is Barrister Simon Lalong .

Prior to the election of Governor  Simon  Lalong in 2015 under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Plateau State was bedeviled with all manners of crises .

It could be recalled with gloomy nostalgia that this unfortunate development ultimately forced many residents living, especially in the Jos and Bukuru metropolis, to relocate to other states in the country. 

Our correspondent reports that Similarly, many business owners who felt their investments also left the state at about then 

The expectation was, therefore, very high that the wind of Change that brought in Governor Simon   Lalong  in 2015.

Six  years on, the state has been witnessing a tremendous influx of both people from different works of life and businesses. Many observers say there is an unusually high traffic in many parts of the State as a result of the surge in population.

Lalong on assumption of office worked tirelessly to ensure that lasting peace is restored to the state .

At the moment peace has been returned to the state .

The Lalong led administration has also done a lot of developmental projects in  the state .

Currently, the 12th largest state in Nigeria, popularly known as the “Home of Peace and Tourism” with beautiful rock formations, hills and waterfalls.

To mark this glorious moment you could celebrate by visiting one of the popular tourist sites like:


The Jos Amusement Park

The Jos Museum

The Jos Zoo

Assop Falls

Kurra Falls

Wase Rocks

Kerang Highlands

Shere Hills

Riyom Rocks

Pandam Game Reserves

Kamhwang Rock Formation

Miango Rest Home etc.

Happy Birthday Plateau State!


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