By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
Plateau State Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden has commended the Northern States Governor’s Forum for electing his boss, Governor Simon Lalong as its chairman.
Tyoden in a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Doman Wetkum noted that Governor Lalong’s emergence as chairman of the forum was as a result of his pragmatic and visionary leadership style which has earned him recognition among governors not only in the region but the country at large.
The Deputy Governor while congratulating Lalong over his election as the forum’s chairman, prayed God to give him sound health as he provides credible leadership to the forum.
Tyoden further prevailed on the Northern States Governor’s Forum to cooperate with its chairman to confront head long the security challenges bedevilling the region especially Boko Haram, banditry and kidnapping among others.
He also called on Plateau citizens to pray for Governor Lalong to succeed as he takes charge of the Northern States Governor’s Forum.
In a related development, the Executive Secretary Plateau State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, Barrister Auwal Abdullahi has joined millions of Nigerians and Plateau State to congratulate the Team Leader Rescue Administration over what he called well deserved elevation to the prestigious, enviable and demanding position of the chairman Northern States Governors Forum.