Following the recent demise of the former Chief of Defence Staff Lt. Gen. Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro, Plateau state Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has visited the family of the late General to console with the family.
On the condolence visit today at the home of the late General in Rayfield, Jos the Plateau state capital. Lalong said the late General paid his dues and gave all to defend the territorial integrity of Nigeria, as such late Dogonyaro also distinguished himself in the military career by serving diligently in all the positions he occupied.
Lalong said the late General constantly advised him on how to handle security matters and was willing to bring to bear his wealth of experience in uniting people of different backgrounds.
The Plateau state Governor prayed to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss and also urged them to sustain the legacies of the late General.
Responding on behalf of the family, Mr. Godfrey Dungum said the visit of the Governor and members of his cabinet was highly consoling.
He appreciated the support and honour that the Lalong administration continuously accorded the late General both in life and death.
Rev. Prof. Pandam Yamsat, The Former COCIN President who was also present at the visit, prayed for the soul of the deceased and the family.
Also present was the state deputy Governor and other members of the state executive council