By Christiana Gokyo, Jos
The Plateau State governor, Barr Simon Lalong, has received with a grief stricken heart, the news of the demised of distinguished Sen. General John Nanzip Shagaya (Rtd), which sad event occurred as a result of a fatal motor accident, on his way back from his home town in Langtang North Local Government on Sunday, the 11th of February, 2018.
He described the death of General Shagaya (Rtd) as a painful reality that the State will live to contend with.
The vacuum created in by the demise of the top Advisory echelon will rub the State and Nation of the wealth of his experience garnered over years of his meritorious Professional Military, Public Service and Business career.
The governor stated in this moment of deep grief surrounding the Shagaya’s family, the Taroh Nation and the many friends and Associates of the late General.
While wishing his deepest condolences to the late icon’s family, he assured of prayers for God’s comforting grace, on behalf of the family, the government and good people of Plateau State.
In a statement, signed and issued to newsmen in Jos on Monday, by Samuel Emmanuel Nanle, director of press and public affairs to the governor, Lalong prayed for late Sahagaya’s soul to rest in perfect peace with the Lord Almighty.