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Plateau State Unveils New Anthem, Logo, Colours and Symbol

Plateau state has unveiled an official anthem, emblem and other symbols unique to the culture and people of the State.


This was the highlight of activities that marked the commemoration of Plateau Day and day of forgiveness and reconciliation.


Speaking at the event, Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong said his heart is filled with joy that his administration has laid a solid foundation for peace, justice, equality, tolerance and hospitality.


He said with the support of traditional, religious and community leaders, the Government has worked hard to substantially reverse the damage to the collective psyche and fractured inter-group coexistence.


The Governor denied the reports of land grabbing by herdsmen who have allegedly overran several communities in the state


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III described dialogue as the best tool to end conflicts in communities across the nation. The sultan, in his message o

f peace and reconciliation, stressed that “continuous dialogue is necessary for peaceful coexistence.


Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama said he was happy that the initiative taken many years ago has fully been implemented by the Plateau State Government under the leadership of Governor Lalong.


Gbong Gwom Jos Da Jacob Gyang Buba described the event as one that vindicates Governor Lalong who has stood firm in persuading the citizens of the State to put behind them and look forward to a greater future.


The event was used to handover faith based schools to their owners and while the Gazette for the creation of New Districts and Chiefdoms as well as the Plateau Anthem, logo and symbol was officially unveiled


The commemoration of this year’s Plateau Day and Day of Forgiveness and Reconciliation had testimonies from communities affected by crisis in the past and also goodwill messages from religious and communities leaders


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