GOVERNOR LALONG MOURNS ELDERSTATESWOMAN NGO NAOMI JUGU
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has expressed sadness over the demise of elderstateswoman and frontline politician Nggwo Naomi Jugu who was called to glory on Tuesday at the age of 82.
Lalong described the death of Nggwo Naomi Jugu as a huge loss to her immediate family, Berom Nation, Plateau State and Nigeria at large considering her enermous contributions to the socio-political development of the country.
He recalled her impact as a politician, women mobilizer, philanthropist, business woman and advocate for justice and human rights where she canvassed for the improvement of the lives of ordinary citizens.
Lalong said apart from serving in various Governments in Plateau State and Nigeria, Nggwo Naomi Jugu was very active in the socio-cultural activities of the Berom people which earned her the title of “Delo-Berom”.
The Governor said the State and Nigeria will miss her wisdom and counsel that have been highly valuable particularly during trying moments.
While sympathising with her family, the Governor asked them to be consoled by her achievements which touched the lives of many and enabled them break barriers to progress.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
30th June 2022.