From Tongnaan Bawa, Jos
Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang, says his administration will continue to support efforts put in place by security operatives to achieve needed peaceful coexistence among citizens.
Mutfwang stated this on Monday, during the celebration of the 63rd Nigeria Independence, held at the Rwang Pam township stadium in Jos, Plateau State.
“I want to thank you sincerely, all the military formations, paramilitary agencies, for the contributions you are making daily the sacrifices you’re making daily, to assure that the people of plateau live in peace.”
Governor Mutfwang reassured that “by the grace of God, plateau shall know peace, your efforts will not go in vain.”
The governor of Plateau State used the avenue and encouraged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country, despite the numerous challenges befalling it.
He stressed “I therefore want to pray that we will find the strength to rise to the challenges that confront us as a people. and together, I am sure by the grace of God will become victorious.”
Mutfwang appreciated those who participated in the Independence programme “I want to congratulate all of you, particularly those little children that defied the weather and showed the true Nigerian spirit that we can defy the odds and get this country working.”
Appreciating Plateau citizens, Commissioner for Information and Communication Hon. Musa Ashoms, congratulated Nigerians for the successes achieved in the 63 years after Independence.
Musa Ashoms appreciated the resilience of the Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Moses Thomas Sule and the Chief Judge of Plateau State, Justice David Mann; members of the Plateau State House of Assembly.
Security chiefs and personnel; the paramilitary and heads of federal establishments; the chairman of the Plateau State Council of Chiefs and Emirs, and other traditional rulers.”
Members of the Plateau State Executive Council; and government functionaries.
We also recognize the critical role of security operatives and accordingly, commend them for the peaceful atmosphere in which this ceremony was held.”
There was a parade by military and paramilitary groups and a match pass showcase by several schools, both private and public who attended the Independence celebration by the Plateau State government.