Lalong in the eye of the storm


ISAAC SHOBAYO looks at the views expressed over the choice of the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, as the Director-general of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and the burden it places on the governor.

This is not the best of time for Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State, particular since his appointment as the Director General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council. Not only have strong criticisms trailed the announcement, he has also been pilloried for daring to accept such a Herculean responsibility from the party.

Many were taken aback that the governor is not fighting against his party’s choice of same-faith ticket for its…

Source: Nigerian Tribune