The immediate past governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong has called on Nigerians to pray for the state to overcome its current security challenges.
Lalong called at a dinner organized in his honor by the set 1990 of the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
The event, led by the Chairman of the set, Sylvanus Tahir, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), held on Sunday night in Abuja.
The ex-governor, who decried the wanton killings and destruction of properties in the state, said that there was a need for Nigerians to collectively pray for the return of total peace in the state.
” I call on Nigerians to pray for Plateau and its people so that we can overcome the current security challenges
”I left the office as governor of Plateau only a few weeks back, but the current happenings in the state is worrisome.
“I have always been on my knees praying that when I leave office, Pleateau should be better than where I left it.
“I will continue to pray and this is why I am calling on all Nigerians to support Plateau people with prayers,” Lalong urged.
Lalong thanked his classmates for the recognition and called on members of the set to be united and keep the existing brotherliness afloat.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that friends and well-wishers of the former governor, and former and current ABU lecturers, among other dignitaries attended the event.