Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Death has been announced of distinguished Senator Dangin of Plateau state during the week. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has condoled the family of late Senator Dangin, the Tarok Nation and entire people of Plateau state.
He recalled the deceased’s insistence on keeping the Plateau bond by respecting principles of togetherness and sharing of power by all parts of the state.
The statement was signed by the commissioner for information and communication, Yakubu Dati, as it commended the late statesman for his role in the Plateau Project, which ensured Plateau people insisted on its power-sharing arrangement, irrespective of whose interest was affected.
The governor regretted that the wise counsel of the late Dangin will be missed, especially at this time when the peace effort of the Rescue Team is yielding results and the people will soon be going for another decision at the polls.
The statement by Mr. Dati also conveyed Governor Lalong’s condolences to the Yoruba Community in the state over the death of the Oba Yoruba of Jos, Chief Solomon Olugbodi.
Governor Lalong described the Yoruba leader as a “peace builder and entrepreneur,” who has contributed much to the social and economic development of the state.
He said the death of Oba Olugbodi has left a vacuum that will be difficult to fill in promoting community-relations and the peace architecture of the state government.