Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong is saddened by the death of a serving member of the Plateau State House of Assembly Henry Soembis Longs who died shortly after undergoing surgery.
In a press statement signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham, his Director of Press and Public Affairs in Jos on Monday, disclosed that the Lalong recieved the news of the death with shock and is deeply grieved by the demise of the State Legislator who he described as a promising politician, legal practitioner and committed citizen of Plateau State.
Lalong said the late Hon. Henry Longs has been up and doing in representing the interests of his Constituency at the State House of Assembly and did his best to enhance the delivery of dividends of democracy to the electorates across the entire State.
He said as a Member of the ruling APC, Hon. Henry Longs contributed his quota towards the success of the Party both within the Plateau House of Assembly and the entire State through the facilitation and passage of laws for the good governance of the State and the nation.
While commiserating with his family over this sad development, the Governor urged his constituents, the Speaker, Yakubu Sanda and entire members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to be consoled over the tragic incident as the late legislator did his best to serve Plateau State.
Untill his death, Hon. Longs represented the good people of Pankshin South Constituency.
He prays God to forgive his sins and grant his soul eternal rest.