Minister of Labour and Employment and Senator-elect for Plateau South Senatorial District Simon Bako Lalong is set to resign his position.
Lolong on Thursday received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC).
Lalong recieved the certificate of return at the INEC Headquarters from the National Commissioner Mohammed Haruna.
recall that the election petition tribunal and the Court of Appeal ordered INEC to issue Lalong certificate of return as the duly elected Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District following the nullification of the election of AVM Napoleon Bali and withdrawal of certificate earlier issued to him.
During the brief event, the National Commissioner congratulated the former Plateau State Governor and wished him well as he continues to serve the people.
Lalong expressed joy on the victory and once again dedicated the certificate to the good people of Plateau South Senatorial District for their support and cooperation over the years, promising never to let them down.
He was accompanied to the INEC Headquarters by his wife Mrs Regina Lalong and children as well as former Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Idris Wase, Member Representing QuanPan, Shendam, Mikang Federal Constituency Hon. John Dafaan, APC Deputy National Secretary Festus Fuanter, Minority leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly Hon. Joe Bukar, and some members of the Plateau State House of Assembly, former Majority Leader Hon. Naalong, some former Plateau State Commisioners, former Head of Service Engr. Sunday Hyat, some serving Local Government Chairmen and other supporters.