By TERYIMA ANDREW
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has said the state government in collaboration with the federal government will ensure the release of the abducted humanitarian service worker, an indigene of the state, recently whisked away my suspected Boko Haram in North East .
A statement by the Commissioner of Information and Communication Plateau state, Mr. Dan Manjang, issued in Jos Thursday, said the combine efforts in rescuing the abducted lady will soon yield positive results.
“Simon Lalong says his administration is working closely with the Federal Government and Security Agencies to secure the release of an abducted aid worker from Plateau State Miss Jennifer Ukambong Samuel and her colleagues.”
The victim, Miss Jennifer Samuel who works with Alliance for International Medical Action, a humanitarian organisation in the North East, an indigent of Plateau state was abducted in Borno state.
According to the commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr. Manjang, the Rescue Administration led by Lalong is interested in the welfare of Plateau citizens anywhere in the world.
The statement revealed that, the Plateau state government urged citizens to imbibe the culture of assisting the less privilege in the society.
“Governor Simon Lalong implored other religious institutions,corporate organisations and philanthropists to key into providing support for the less privileged in the state.”
It stress further that “government will continue to work with the Church and other religious institutions to meet the needs of citizens especially, the vulnerable.”