Governor-elect of Plateau State, Barrister Simon Lalong yesterday assured chairmen of the 17 local government areas of Plateau State that he had no intention of dissolving their leadership after the May 29.
Lalong gave the assurance when the chairmen paid a solidarity and congratulatory visit to the Governor-elect at the Green House presidential lodge in Jos
He said his administration will be commited to the rule of law and work with the council chairmen in promoting peaceful coexistence among the people of the State .
According to him: “One thing they said was that I will dissolve the local government councils in Plateau state but I am not going to do that, I tried to meet with you before the elections, but it was not possible because you had that right before the election but now that the elections are over. Whether you chose Mr. A or B you are bound to serve the people of Plateau state.”
The Chairman of Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, in Plateau State, Hon. Emmanuel Loman who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, promised to work with Lalong to move the state forward.
Loman said, “we offer our total loyalty and support on issues that would grantee freedom of association and worship because we have one vision and we know the plight of people at the grassroots level more. We all agree to partner with the new government to deliver the dividends of democracy to the citizens of Plateau State.”

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