The All Progressives Congress in Plateau State heartily congratulates the immediate past Minister of Labour and Employment, HE Distinguished Senator Simon Bako Lalong over his landmark swearing- in as the Senator representing the good and peace – loving people of Plateau Southern Senatorial District.
His transmutation to the Red Chambers of the National Assembly is yet another giant stride in his political career which began in 1999 with his election as a member of the Plateau State House of Assembly who remains the longest to have served as Speaker of the Assembly for a record six years plus.
A child of circumstances, the two term Executive Governor of Plateau State ran a full circle of his political trajectory with his appointment as the Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu after successfully serving as the Director General of the APC Presidential Campaign Council.
APC in a statement made available to this medium and was signed by Hon. Sylvanus Namang,
APC State Publicity Secretary stated that
the returning to his familiar turf as a parliamentarian, the APC in the state,no doubt believes would be of value addition to the state as he is going there as a ranking member with enormous wealth of experience.
The party celebrates with the former governor and leader of the party in the state over this great leap forward.
In the same vein, the party is congratulating Distinguished Senator Diket Satso Plang over his victory two days ago at the Court of Appeal which affirmed him as the rightful winner of the Plateau Central Senatorial District election.
Senator Diket Plang’s victory has completed the overwhelming victory of the APC at the appellate level against the structureless PDP in the State.
With this, Senator Diket Plang who is also a one time member of the Plateau State House of Assembly and former Commissioner in Plateau State and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Labour and Employment, would now concentrate on his legislative functions without distraction.
The APC in the state urges the two political icons, as good ambassadors of the state to work in harmony with other members of the Plateau caucus in the National Assembly to attract the most needed dividends of democracy.to the state.