By: Valentine Adese,
Information just reaching the news desk of REALITY indicates that the Governor of Plateau State, Rt Hon Simon Lalong has been nominated for an award by the Nation newspaper.
This was contained a press statement, signed by the State Commission of Information and Communication, Mr. Yakubu Dati, today.
According to the Commissioner, the letter nominating the Governor for the award, is signed by Sam Omatseye.
“According to a letter of nomination signed by Sam Omatseye, Governor Simon Lalong " has been identified for recognition for his agricultural development strides in the past three years". Mr. Dati stated.
According to the statement signed by the Commissioner, the event, which would be declared opened by President Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday, would also witness awards to dignitaries from the public and private sectors in the area of Agriculture, Culture and Food Security.
“Governor Simon Lalong is being celebrated for creating the enabling environment through the resuscitation of the Fertilizer blending plant in Bokkos, procurement of tractors and other deliberate efforts made to improve productivity by focusing on the whole value chain emphasis on enterprises where the state has comparative advantage.” Mr. Dati added.