The incoming governor of the Plateau State Outlines Plans for Statewide Displaced People

Ahead of his swearing-in ceremony slated for the 29th day of May, 2023, Mr. Caleb Mutfwang, Governor-Elect of Plateau State has promised to ensure that internally displaced persons within the state return to their ancestral homes. Continue Reading>>>

According to a report by VANGUARD NEWS, Mr. Caleb Mutfwang vowed to partner with leaders within the state to see that the goal was achieved.

He stated this in Jos, the Capital City of Plateau State when he spoke at the 2023 Nzem Berom celebration. The Nzem Berom celebration is the cultural day of the Berom people. Continue Reading>>>

The Governor-Elect of Plateau sued for peace within the state and called for an end to the renewed killings that happened within the state. He said peace will enable citizens of the state to enjoy the dividends of democracy.

Mr. Caleb Mutfwang extolled the many contributions of the Berom people to the development of Plateau State. He charged them to be relent as it is for the greater good of the people

His words “By the grace of God, I will work together with other leaders to ensure that our people that are displaced from their villages are returned to their ancestral land.

“Berom land will flourish again; Plateau will flourish again; and Nzem Berom will attract other people, not only from Plateau, but other states in Nigeria and internationally.

“The history of Plateau cannot be complete without the history of the Berom. You cannot say you have developed Plateau without developing Berom land; you cannot secure the state without securing Berom land.

“I am glad that today, other ethnic nationalities on the Plateau are gathered in solidarity with the Berom nation. This is the direction that we must go as people of Plateau from May 29″.



He explained that the government of Plateau State under his administration would focus on ensuring unity within the state.

Caleb Mutfwang added that his administration will also ensure that cultural festivals were developed and packaged to make Plateau state take back its name as a home of peace and tourism.

Governor Bala Muhammad of Bauchi State, earlier in his speech, had described the Berom people as hospitable and accommodative. He promised to partner with Caleb Mutfwang for the development of Plateau State.

The governor of Bauchi State expressed optimism that Caleb Mutfwang will outperform the expectations of the People of Plateau State.

Also speaking, Senator Istifanus Gyang, representing Plateau North, opined that that the Berom economy had undergone phases and stages of metamorphosis.

He said this is seen from the pre-colonial era which was widely regimented and characterised by farming, hunting, animal husbandry, among other vocations.

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