Lalong absent as Caleb takes over as Plateau Gov

Barrister Caleb Mutfwang has been sworn-in as the substantive Governor of Plateau State.

Mutfwang, of the Peoples Democratic Party, succeeded Simon Lalong who served for eight years on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress.

The Chief Judge of Plateau State, Justice David Mann administered the oath of office on Caleb at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium in Jos, on Monday, at exact 1:09 pm.

Although Lalong was absent during the ceremony, however, the event was graced by the presence of a mammoth crowd who witnessed his deputy, Sonni Tyoden, hand-over the instrument of office to the new governor.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.

Contact: [email protected]

Back to top button