by Christiana Gokyo, Jos
PLATEAU STATE – Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has been described as a “Man of God, whose passion for peaceful coexistence and justice is legendary.”
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, in his congratulatory message signed and issued to our correspondent in Jos by Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Simon Machan, to His Grace, the Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, on his 62nd birthday.
The governor recalled how the Archbishop worked tirelessly, while in Jos to bring people together and encourage them to dialogue, forgive and reconcile with one another, irrespective of their differences.
Lalong stressed that, “We cannot thank His Grace, Archbishop Kaigama, enough for the role he played in ensuring that peace returned to Plateau State.
“He demonstrated the true essence of the love of God by embracing people from different religious, ethnic and social backgrounds and motivating them to love one another at all times,” Lalong said.
While wishing Kaigama God’s divine protection and peace, Governor Lalong reminded the Archbishop that Plateau State will continue to remain his home as the people have enormous respect for him because of the love, generosity and goodwill he showed them in his many years of preaching the Gospel in the state.
He assured Archbishop Kaigama of his personal prayers and that of the people of Plateau State, as he continues to carry out his duties as the Archbishop of Abuja.