Governor of Plateau state Simon Lalong has urged prayers for peace and security of the state, Lalong has called on for more prayers and vigilance for the peace and security of Plateau and the unity of Nigeria.
Lalong made this call in a statement signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Simon Macham, at a Mass in Shendam.
While encouraging the congregants not to lose faith due to the recent unfortunate events that transpired in the state.
According to him the recent unfortunate developments in the State have been largely contained, but more work needs to be done to prevent reoccurrence.
Lalong who reiterated that security was a joint responsibility of everyone, thanked the church for constantly upholding his government in prayers.
The Parish Priest, appreciated the Governor’s visit to the Church and promised that the congregation would continue in their prayers and advice for his government.
Similarly, Rev. Bulus Diarshap charged Christians in a Homily, to be alive to their duties as believers by showing compassion, mercy and consideration for one another.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Livinus Kwapfuan, a member of the State House of Assembly representing Shendam constituency, and Mr Alex Naantuam Chairman of Shendam Local Government were among those who accompanied the Governor to the Church service.