State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong says the year 2020 holds
great prospects and hope for accelerated development of Plateau State as
his Rescue Administration settles down to pursue its 3-point policy
thrust that will consolidate on its past efforts.
a new year message, Governor Lalong acknowledges the huge support and
cooperation of the people of Plateau State since assuming office which
he says was demonstrated in 2019 when he was returned to office by
massive votes of the electorate.
According to the
Governor, “the year 2020 will be quite eventful as we put behind us the
distractions of elections litigation and focus on delivering on the
dividends of democracy to our people especially in completing the legacy
projects we have initiated in all parts of the State. We shall
commission many of them and also ensure that others are given the
desired priority attention”.
He says with the 2020
budget already signed into law, there will be no time to waste as the
machinery of government will be kept active to deliver quality, prompt
and selfless service to the people.
He charges the
people of the State to build on the peace already pervading the entire
State so as to make it easy for investors to come in with their
resources and knowledge to create jobs and other economic
The Governor believes that the
Plateau State Investment and Economic Summit which will be hosted in
2020 will be a watershed for opening up the economic potentials of the
State to the world.
Lalong wishes the entire
citizens a prosperous new year and urges them to continue to pray for
the peace of Plateau State and Nigeria as a whole while also embracing
one another in the spirit of forgiveness, reconciliation and
Dr. Makut Simon Macham ANIPR
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
31st December 2019.