Not all deputy governors are ‘spare tyres’ —Tyoden, Plateau deputy gov


Plateau State deputy governor and former vice chancellor of the University of Jos, Professor Sonni Tyoden, speaks with ISAAC SHOBAYO on his gubernatorial ambition, his relationship with the state governor, Simon Lalong, among other issues.


You have been a deputy governor for almost seven years; what is the secret of the cordial relationship between you and your principal, Governor Simon Lalong?

I don’t think there is any secret behind it, other than the fact that we respect each other and share a lot of things. We appreciate the problems the state is going through and we are on the same page in terms of proffering solutions to them. In another sense, we have similar…

Source: Nigerian Tribune