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Plateau State Government Thanks Citizens For Sustaining Peace- Gov Lalong.


Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says sustained hosting of land mark activities in the state is testimony of the restoration of peace in the state.

As such Governor Lalong assures he will continue to take deliberate measures to open up the state to the rest of the world for social and economic development.
In a press statement after participating in the annual Plateau Radio  Television “Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony” on 1st December 2019 at Rayfield to ursher in the Yuletide activities in the state, the Governor thanked citizens for keying into the first policy thrust of his administration which focuses on “Peace,Security & Good Governance.
The statement issued by Dan Manjang, State Commissioner of Information and Communication quotes the Governor as assuring that the PRTV event which coincides with the yearly musical extravaganza “ Jos Chilling” will henceforth attract top Music acts from the state and those who cut their teeth in Jos.
He said his administration has embraced the Christmas Tree Lighting because  of its spiritual significance and its message of peace that resonates across the world.
Lalong thanked security agencies,non state actors, traditional, religious and youth leaders for their effort in peace building.
He implored youth to desist from social vices  and not to allow themselves to be used to foment crises.
High point of the event was the lighting up of the Christmas Tree with fireworks lighting up the dark sky.
Veteran gospel music act Panam Percy Paul, fast rising star Niken Chuwang & Plateau born secular rap artiste Ice Prince Zamani were among performers who thrilled the large audience.

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