PLATEAU State Governor,
Simon Lalong, has reiterated
his administration’s
readiness to boost
industrialisation.
He also vowed that the All
Progressives Congress, APC,
administration in the state is
determined to revive ailing
industries.
“The state government
would continue to provide
the enabling environment for
companies to invest in the state.”
Governor Lalong made
this known when he visited
Hamtul Conglomerates at
Bisichi in Du district of Jos
South Local Government
Area.
Taking the governor round the factory, Leo Dilkon, Chief
Executive Officer of Hamtul
Conglomerates, thanked the
governor for finding time
out of his tight schedule and
for ensuring peace on the
Plateau.
He pledged the state
government’s readiness to
partner with the industrialist
to bring development to the
state.
Our correspondent reports
that Hamtul Conglomerates
houses 15 different
companies which includes
– printing press, paints,
hatchery, egg create company,
manufacturing company,
aluminum roofing sheets,
sacks weaving company etc.
Lalong also reaffirmed
the readiness of the state
government to partner
with industrialists and
entrepreneurs in the state and
country at large.
In the meantime, a sociopolitical
group operating
under the aegis of Plateau
North Senatorial Zone Youths
for Change, PNDZYC, has
called on Governor Lalong to
contest the 2019 governorship
election as they would vote
massively for him.
They also rated him high,
stressing that he has done well by returning peace to
the state and has earned
the support of majority of
the people and initiated
development projects across
the 17 local government
areas.
The group said Lalong
has done well in providing
dividends of democracy
to the people of since he
became governor.
This was contained in
a statement signed by
Jerry Ajang, President
of the group, and made
available to newsmen in Jos,
yesterday.
“We want to commend the
entire citizens of Plateau
State over the historic
emergence of Plateau United
Football Club of Jos as
champions of the 2016/1017
Nigerian Professional
Football League.
“As the good people of
Plateau State and indeed
football lovers around
Nigeria celebrate this
marvelous feat, we are
left in no doubt that the
special attention that
Governor Simon Lalong
accorded Plateau United
Football Club AKA Lalong
Boys by providing the
needed motivation through
financial, material and
moral support, in no small
measure, contributed to the
success that the world is
now celebrating.
“It is worth noting that
Plateau United evolved from
a relegation threatened side
to Championship winners
within a short span of time
Lalong’s tenure in office,
making the club the envy
of its peers in the Nigerian
League and expanding its
fan base exponentially.
“We call on citizens of
Plateau to support Lalong
if he decides to contest the
2019 governorship election.
For us there is no alternative
to Lalong in 2019.
“He has done excellently
in providing dividends of
democracy to the people
and should be supported.
We must commend Lalong
for awarding contract for
construction of some roads in
the northern zone of Plateau.
“We rate him high because
he has done well despite
limited resources and his
projects are not lopsided,”
the statement added.

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