The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has described Chairman, Northern Governors Forum (NGF) and the governor of Plateau state, Simon Bako Lalong, as a shining light of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) politics.
The APC governors said they acknowledged and commended the leadership, vision and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria by the Plateau governor.
In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja to celebrate the 58th birthday anniversary of governor Lalong, by the PGF Chairman and the Kebbi state governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the forum reiterated its commitment to President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to resolve all the nation’s security challenges.
“We joins His Excellency Simon Bako Lalong, Plateau state Governor and Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, to celebrate his birthday. Along with the people of Plateau state, the people of Northern Nigeria and other well-meaning Nigerians, we celebrate this special occasion with you and your family.
“We in particular wish to acknowledge and commend your leadership, vision and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria.
“Under the leadership of our party, APC, we acknowledge your contributions to our team of Progressive Governors through your insightful and resolute inputs to the processes of managing governance in Plateau state as well as the entire Northern Nigeria and at the national level.
“As Governor of Plateau state, through all the development initiatives being implemented by your APC-led government, you represent the shining light of our politics!
“Once more, as we rejoice with HE Simon Bako Lalong, we also reiterate our commitment to with the federal government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve all the nation’s security challenges.”