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Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.

Plateau to resume lockdown midnight Sunday

Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong

Plateau inaugurates research team on coronavirus, other infectious diseases

Plateau Governor Simon Bako Lalong has inaugurated a Special Committee for Research on Coronavirus and other Infectious Diseases in Plateau State with Noel N Wannang, a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Jos as Lead Researcher.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau governor orders probe into killing of Jos university student

Piqued by the gruesome killing of 300 level student of the University of Jos, Rinji Bala, by security operatives, Governor Simon Bako Lalong has directed that thorough investigation should be carried to unravel the circumstance surrounding the killing of the young man, just as the Operation Safe Haven has arrested and detained the security man that pulled the trigger.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau governor dedicates birthday to fighting coronavirus

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, on Tuesday, marked his 57th birthday with a call for collective ef­forts to fight the Coronavi­rus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau commences contact tracing of two new coronavirus cases

The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.
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APC states adopt policy framework on child nutrition

The decision was reached as part of their determination to put the issue of child nutrition on the front burner and develop an enduring framework that would not only address the challenge of child nutrition within the shortest time possible, but also ensure that access to food by all vulnerable households is reasonably guaranteed at all times.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Northern governors to purchase mobile coronavirus testing vans for rural areas

As part of the efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the governors in the northern part of Nigeria under the aegis of Northern Governor’s Forum have agreed to purchase Mobile Testing Vans to facilitate testing in the rural areas. =
The Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (PSUBEB), Prof. Mathew Sule, has urged parents to monitor and ensure active participation of children on the radio and television learning introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Plateau children encouraged on radio/television learning

The Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (PSUBEB), Prof. Mathew Sule, has urged parents to monitor and ensure active participation of children on the radio and television learning introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic period in the state.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau extends temporal lockdown relaxation to Monday

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has extended the state’s temporal lockdown relaxation, from Sunday to Monday, following appeal by residents for more time to restock their homes
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Workers’ Day: Plateau governor assures workers of training, prompt payment of salaries

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has assured workers of continuous efforts to build their capacities, through training and retraining programmes, as workers mark the annual International Workers’ Day on May 1.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau bans intrastate movement, relaxes lockdown for three days

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau urges residents not to panic as state record index case

Following the confirmation of first COVID-19 Pandemic cases in Plateau State building the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Governor Simon Lalong has urged citizens not to panic.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau sets up post-coronavirus economy road map

The Plateau state government have set up a post COVID-19 economy road map for the state, as part of efforts to cushion the impact of the pandemic on the state’s economy.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Northern governors place ban on almajiri system

Northern state governors have banned the almajiri system for fear that the children could be exposed to the coronavirus in the region.

Coronavirus: Plateau grants amnesty to 63 inmates

Banda said the amnesty was in line with the decision of the Federal Government to decongest the custodial centres in the country, as a measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country.
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Coronavirus: We can’t afford total lockdown – Northern governors

The Northern States Governors’ Forum met on Monday to discuss the impact of coronavirus in the region.

Coronavirus: Northern governors seek special fund from federal government

The chairman of the forum and governor of the Plateau, Simon Lalong made the call in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham on Monday in Jos, after members’ meeting via teleconferencing.

Lockdown: Police, NSCDC deploy 4,500 personnel to enforce compliance in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command has deployed 2,500 personnel to ensure total compliance with the lockdown directive by the state government.

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