Plateau elders laud Lalong on new appointees, urge speedier confirmation
By Golok Nanmwa, Jos
Plateau elders under the aegies of Plateau Elders Political Front (PEPF) have commended Plateau Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, for nominating Messrs Yakubu Dati, Luka Madaki and Chris Ahmadu as commissioners in his new cabinet.
Dati had served as commissioner for Information in the Joshua Dariye administration when Lalong was speaker of the House of Assembly
They said that as they had advised, experience and competence had guide you in choice of new commissioner-designates
The elders in a statement in made available to newsmen in Jos on Tuesday , commended the governor for sacking making the right choice, saying that they have not been disappointed.
The statement was signed by the President, Mr. Ayuba Shown and Secretary, Rev Bitrus Naiwaazi.
They urged the members of the State House of Assembly to do the needful by speedily confirming the nominees as members of the state executive council.
The statement said, “We are not surprised that Lalong will listen to our pleas. It shows that he is a listening governor who has the interest of the state at heart.
“The ball is now in the court of the legislators to do the needful and confirm the nominees as soon as possible. We trust that the nominees are capable of discharging any responsibility entrusted on them. ”
In their request to the governor, the elders had also asked Lalong to extend the same hammer to some of his advisers and bring on board competent and hard working people with the zeal to perform.
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