Qua’an-Pan Council Boss, Hon. Da’a Ernest Applauds Gov. Lalong For Cash Donation to Victims of Namu Inferno

The Executive Chairman Qua’an-Pan LGC, Hon. Ernest Abner Da’a, on 15th June, 2022 described His Excellency, the Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong KSGG, as a compassionate Leader.

Hon. Da’a stated this while speaking at the presentation of a cash donation of Ten Million Naira (N10m), by the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman Northern Governors Forum (NGF) Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong KSGG, to victims of the fire disaster that had engulfed Namu Yam Market in Namu.

It would be recalled that in 2021, a fire disaster burnt down the Bwall Yam Market in Namu, destroying farm produce worth millions of naira.

Presenting the donation, the Chairman appreciated Governor Lalong. “On behalf of the Council, the victims and the entire good people of Qua’an-Pan LGA, we remain indebted to the Governor for the rare gesture.

Hon Da’a stated that the “Governor distinguished himself as a leader with a large heart, when he visited and inspected the scene of the inferno, consoled with the entire Namu District, and has today redeemed the pledge he made during the visit”

“It is our prayer that God will continue to guide and protect Governor Lalong and grant him his bid for the seat of the Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial Zone. We also pray that God will bless the Governor with greater responsibility that is above the Senatorial seat,” Hon. Da’a added.

The Executive Chairman, however appealed for the completion of the reconstruction of the major road within the locality.

His Excellency, the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman Northern Governors Forum (NGF), Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong KSGG was represented at the presentation ceremony by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Hosea Fanangwai, who informed that the Governor would have loved to come in person, but due to the exigencies of office.
He added that because the Governor didn’t want to delay the donation in the face of the untold hardship the fire disaster has caused the people, he decided to delegate him.

“As a listening and people oriented Governor, he has deemed it fit to intervene by sending me here with a token to give you so that it will cushion the effect of this particular challenge.”

Dr. Fanangwai further said that the Governor is so passionate about his people and advised the beneficiaries to use the money judiciously and to ensure that every affected person is included in the scheme of distribution.

The Long Jan of Namu Chiefdom, Miskoom Engr. Safiyanu Allahnana Magaji, expressed gratitude to the Governor, saying Namu is a miniature Nigeria, adding that this singular gesture of the will have great impact on many lives.

The Long Jan admonished the people to be reflective and to always exhibit the spirit of peaceful coexistence, which he said will create room for the attraction of more dividends of democracy.

On his part, Chairman of Bwall Yam Market Namu, Mr. Monday Bwall, expressed gratitude to the Governor and called on the Local Government Council to assist his Association with the erection of the burnt down stales in the market.

The Governor’s delegation on arrival visited the Council Secretariat and the Palace of the Chief of Namu Chiefdom.

There were goodwill messages from personalities, after which was followed by the presentation of the donation by the Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Hosea Fanangwai to the Executive Chairman Qua’an-Pan LGC, Hon. Ernest Abner Da’a, who in turn presented same to the Chairman, Bwall Yam Market, Namu.

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Qua’an-Pan Council Boss, Hon. Da’a Ernest Applauds Gov. Lalong For Cash Donation to Victims of Namu Inferno

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