GOVERNOR of Plateau State,
Hon. Simon Lalong has been
conferred with the Fellowship
Award of the Institute of Chartered
Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)
at the National Induction Ceremony
of the Institute held at the National
Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja on
This was contained in a statement
made available to newsmen
yesterday and signed by Emmanuel
Nanle the director of press and
public affairs to the governor.
According to the statement, “The
Institute of Chartered Mediators
and Conciliators is the Professional
Body saddled with the training of
individuals and organizations on
Mediation as a Primary Mechanism
for addressing disputes.
“President of the Institute, Mr
Emeka Jude Philipe Obegolu,
said the Governor is being
acknowledged and honoured
for his proactive initiatives in
promoting peace and the depth
of knowledge applied in the
Governance of Plateau State, which
has consolidated on the Peace and
Security of the State.”
The Governor in his acceptance
speech appreciated the Institute for
finding him worthy of the honour,
which he dedicated to the good
people of Plateau.
He gave assurances that the
Award will further strengthen
his resolve and commitment in
ensuring that every part of Plateau
remains peaceful and free from any
form of Security threat.
The Governor used the occasion
of the Award to call on all Plateau
citizens to partner with Government
in the building of cohesive
communities through social
interactions and neighbourhood
Present at the award ceremony
which was well attended were Alh.
Dr. Ibrahim Geidam, Governor of
Yobe State, Mr Maikanti Baru, Group
Managing Director of NNPC, Prof
Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of
INEC and Dr. Olarenwaju Onadeko
SAN, Director General Nigeria
Law School. Others are Chief wole
Olanipekun, SAN, former President
of Nigeria Bar Association and His
Royal Majesty, the Oba of Owo
amongst many other distinguished

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