Former Governor of Plateau State Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, who has been at loggerhead with the Publisher of The Beacon Newspaper, Mr. Shabul Mazadu, was on Thursday, July 6th, 2023, has reconciled and put aside their differences for Plateau interest and its unity.
Lalong while speaking to APC stakeholders, elders, stalwarts and other party faithfuls at the party’s secretariat Kalwa House, Yakubu Gowon Way Jos, asked for forgiveness from all those he offended including the media, but was specific on his staunch critic, Shabul Mazadu, Publisher of The Beacon Newspaper.
The former governor said, “Everybody that is here including the journalists, even the ones that were my friends that fought me. I also fought them, but today we are friends. Mazadu, I hope after this meeting we are back together as friends”. He said.
When contacted, Shabul Mazadu who was invited to cover the event as a journalist, said he has forgiven the former governor for whatever offence, adding, “though it hurts badly and in pains”. He said.
The Publisher hails Ex Governor Lalong for being humble in seeking for forgiveness from all those he offended, adding that it was a noble thing to do.