Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has declared that all Nigerians, irrespective of their political, socio-economic or ethnic nationalities are safe in the state.
Lalong gave this assurance on Monday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, while declaring open the South-West Zonal public meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on true federalism for Oyo, Ogun and Lagos states.
The governor, who chaired Oyo, Ogun and Lagos states committee on restructuring said that contrary to insinuations, “all is well in Plateau state.
“All Nigerians living in Plateau State, all is now well. I was told to move straight to South-East to discuss the issue of peace with our Northern brothers”.
Lalong who said that the committee had not taken any positions on the 12 issues in the agenda of the party, noted that anyone making any comment was making his personal statement until the committee finished its job after accepting the views and opinions of those who submitted proposal.
“Whatever you call it, whether it is restructuring, true federalism any name you call it, it started from here.
“Let me emphasise here that the committee has not taken any action on any of these items, if you hear anyone that is his personal opinion”, he added.
Also present at the meeting were Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo; Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Micheal Adeyemo and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji.
Others include Eleruwa of Eruwa Oba Solomon Adegbola, Secretary to Oyo State Government, Alhaji Ismail Alli and other top government functionaries from the three states.