Yakubu Busari, Jos
Birthday wishes for Governor Simon Bako Lalong has been pouring from foes and friends alike in a renewed solidarity with the Plateau State helmsman considered as a symbol of renewal and peaceful co-existence in the erstwhile crisis ridden state
Many of the messages harp on the positive impact of his leadership style on the lives of the citizens of the state since his assumption of office in 2015 and based his re-election in 2019 as an indication of the confidence the people repose in him.
According to his younger brother, Frederick Tsenba Bako, Governor Lalong ‘s leadership and commitment to wellbeing of people needs to be celebrated on the occasion of on his birthday, which falls on today, Sunday.
He said, “His style of leadership has brought peace to the good people of Plateau state and I think the people of Plateau state should round the present government and offer constructive advised which can build the Plateau state of our dream.
He thanked the people for giving overwhelmingly support to Lalong for another second chance to governed them through his five pillar policy to rebuild the commercial state to an industrial one.
The younger Bako emphasized that “we should come together and forget our political differences especially now that the Governor have a laudable projects that can touch the lives of rural and urban populace, Simon Bako Lalong , as a pragmatic leader with a rare vision, as the Governor celebrates his 56th birthday.
In another statement, the governor’s cousin, Hoomen, extolled Governor Lalong “for his uncommon wisdom, remarkable vision, and exemplary leadership in governing Plateau for the past four years .
The statement reads that “I celebrate with your family, friends, associates and the APC in celebrating our governor for his great impacts and accomplishments over the years.
“ I wish to felicitate with your Excellency, on the occasion of your 56th birthday celebrations.”
“Sir you have exhibited uncommon wisdom, resilience, pragmatism, and exemplary leadership; to deserve our greatest respect .”
”Over the years, you have made extraordinary memories and written your own unique story into the Nigerian narrative.”
”Sir you have done well in governing Plateau and that is why the people of Plateau stood with you and ensured you got re elected at the just concluded elections .”
“Your Excellency you have done well by the of payment of salaries, boosting industrialization and providing dividends of democracy to the good people of Plateau.”
“I also want to use this opportunity to thank the people of Plateau for standing by you during the recently concluded elections and assure citizens that Governor Lalong has Plateau at heart and would not let the people of the state down , thanks for your support at all times. Once again Happy Birthday sir!”