Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has congratulated the Gbong Gwom Jos and Chairman, Plateau State Council of Chiefs and Emirs His Royal Majesty Da Jacob Gyang Buba CON as he marks his 70th birthday.
Governor Lalong in a message described the attainment of the landmark age of 70 by the Royal Father as a momentous ocasssion that calls for celebration and Thanksgiving to God.
Lalong said the Gbong Gwom has recieved special grace from God for a successful career where he rose through the ranks to the pinnacle of the Nigeria Customs Service and upon retirement, was given the privilege to ascend the historic throne of the Berom nation where he has continued to provide leadership to the entire State Traditional Institution.
The Governor also acknowledges the role that the Gbong Gwom has also played in the efforts of the Northern Traditional Council through solid contributions in finding peace, harmony and economic development of the region.
He thanks him for also supporting the Government in Plateau towards dealing with insecurity and restoring peace, particularly during recent attacks that attempted to set back the achievements of the last six years.
Governor Lalong wishes him many more years of peace, good health and God’s protection.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
10th October 2021.