Forum of former members of the Plateau state house of assembly yesterday called on the state Governor Simon Lalong, to continue to focus on the diversification of the state economy through Agriculture , Tourism and solid minerals in order to improve the revenue base of the state and create Job opportunities for youths of the state .
The group in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos and jointly signed by Hon Maimako Kwanwatu , interim chairman, and Hon Victor Samson , interim Secretary, reads that “We appreciate the government in her efforts at completing Moribund companies and uncompleted projects as well as embarking on new ones.
“ As a group we commend Gov Lalong for efforts towards revamping the economy of the state , especially the reconstruction of the Jos Main market , resuscitating the ailing industries such as the Barc farms , Jos International Breweries , the Britvics bottling company , Bokkos fertilizer blending plant and the Panyam Fish farm among others “ We also commend our governor for the settlement of arrears of salaries of civil servants up till last month and for the gaint strides recorded so far on the security situation in the state which would made business to thrive. “
The group also appeal to people of Plateau to continue to support the governor in order to provide dividends of democracy to the people of the state”.

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