GOV. LALONG IS A MARKETABLE PRODUCT—NIPR

By: Valentine Adese (JP),

The President and Chairman of Council of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Mallam Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo has described, Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State as a marketable product.

He said the Governor has utilized public relations tools of persuasion, dialogue and lobby, to bring people of various interests to the table that today have assisted Plateau State to regain its position as the Home of Peace and Tourism, as well as, a preferred destination for Nigerians and foreigners.

The President, who made this remarks concerning the Governor, at NIPR’s national workshop on “Lobbying and Social Change” holding in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, added that, Governor Lalong has remained a shining example in peace building, harmony and tolerance, which is the foundation for development.

According to a Plateau State Government’s press statement, signed by, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, the Director of Press and Public Affairs to Governor Lalong of Plateau State, dated, 5th March 2021, the President of NIPR disclosed that, “Governor Lalong was carefully chosen for the award because of the qualities that have embraced every segment of the society for development”.

Adding that, “Governor Lalong is a marketable product who has utilized public relations tools of persuasion, dialogue and lobby to bring people of various interests to the table that today have assisted Plateau State to regain its position as the Home of Peace and Tourism, as well as, a preferred destination for Nigerians and foreigners”.

Receiving the award on behalf of the Governor, Mr. Dan Manjang, the Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication said, “Governor Lalong has been a man of peace and a quiet achiever that has addressed development needs based on equity, justice and fairness”.

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