By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has been tasked by the Catholic Arch Bishop of Jos, Bishop Ignatius Kaigama to be proactive and sustain honest efforts towards tackling the socio-economic challenges on the Plateau.
Bishop Kaigama gave the counsel when led the Senior Priests, Representatives of Women and Children and Laity of the Arch Diocese of Jos metropolitan to pray for Governor Lalong on the first day he resumed duties in his office after he was sworn into power for second tenure as Plateau elected Governor.
According to the Jos Arch Bishop of Catholic Church, they were in Governor Lalong’s office to pray for him in compliance with scriptural injunctions that they should pray for leaders since all authorities come from God
His Lordship cautioned Governor Lalong to guard against divisive factors that breed mistrust, hatred, violence, insecurity, polarization and tension as he strives to deliver on his electoral mandate.
Responding, Governor Lalong expressed joy and happiness for the prayers to usher in his second term in office.
The Governor equally called on the religious leaders and citizens as well to always uphold the government in prayers at all times for God’s divine guidance as he steers the ship of Plateau State to the next level.