1 August 2021 By Josiah Buzun
Governor Simon Bako Lalong has commended members of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State for the peaceful conduct and maturity during the Ward Congresses of the party held throughout the State.
Governor Lalong who went round some wards in Jos North Local Government alongside the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Idris Wase, Minister of Women Affairs Dame Pauline Tallen, Secretary to the Government of the State Prof. Danladi Abok Atu, State Party officials and other political leaders, witnessed a peaceful exercise.
Governor Lalong said he was delighted with the reports emanating from the 17 Local Government Areas of the State where the ward congress elections were conducted peacefully.
He said the fact that most wards reached consensus to elect their leaders showed that there is maturity, tolerance and understanding amongst members of the party irrespective of various interest.
Lalong said the exemplary conduct of the APC members is a pointer to the fact that the party remains strong and will continue to wax stronger and also maintain dominance of the political environment in Plateau State.
He said he would ensure that the party emerged victorious in future elections.
Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Idris Wase who praised the Governor for bringing the party together by insisting on fairness, justice and inclusiveness urged the party members to rally round and take the party to the next level.
“For those that might have any grievances, the Governor assured them that in the spirit of reconciliation and harmony, their concerns would be addressed through the party’s internal mechanisms”.