As part of the inaugural ceremony of the incoming government in Plateau State, The friends of Rt. Hon Simon B. Lalong organized a public lecture in his honor with the theme “Handling a concept of change in a transition” under the chairmanship of Dr Barnabas Gemade who couldn’t make it but sent a high powered delegation to represent him.
The event which was held at the Eliel Center in Gold and Base was graced by notable speakers which includes Alh. Dr Maitama Sule OON, Prof Isawa Elaigwu and Haroun Audu, who all gave emphasis on the need to for the incoming government to work with the right kind of people in government in order for the change the masses were yearning for to take effect.
Alh. Maitama Sule in his lecture gave a vivid picture of the northern Nigerian political era in the 60s and earlier. He then urges Lalong to bring back the pride by formulating the right laws in line with change.
Both Haroun Audu and Professor Elaigwu speak on how far things have deteriorated and the need for the new administration t put things back on track.
Other dignitaries at the event are the Governor Elect Hon Simon Lalong, Hon Beni Lar and Hon Yiljap Abraham who is representing the outgoing government at the event gave a speech on behalf of Governor and thanks the people of Plateau State for the opportunity to serve them.