Plateau State Anniversary in Plateau in 2024

Plateau State Anniversary in Plateau in 2024
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2023 Tue, Feb 7Regional Holiday

Plateau. Anniversary of the creation of the state in 1976.

The Plateau State Government has declared Tuesday February 7th 2023 as a work-free day to mark the 47th anniversary of the creation of the state.

The State Commissioner for Information, Dan Manjang, announced this in a statement.

The statement read, “In view of the commemoration of the creation of Plateau State 47 years ago and the marking of this year’s Forgiveness and Reconciliation Day, the Executive Governor of Plateau State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Simon Bako Lalong, has approved and declared that Tuesday 7th February 2023 be observed as work-free.

“In this light, therefore, citizens of Plateau State are called upon to turn out en-masse tomorrow Tuesday, 7th February to participate in this epoch-making event’

The statement added that the event will hold at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium Jos by 10:00 a.m.

Plateau State is the twelfth-largest Nigerian state. It is in the centre of the country includes a range of hills surrounding the Jos Plateau, its capital, and the entire plateau itself.

Plateau State is described as "The Home of Peace and Tourism". With natural formations of rocks, hills and waterfalls, it derives its name from the Jos Plateau and has a population of around 3.5 million people.

In 1976 Plateau State was created from Benue-Plateau covering the area of the original Plateau Province.

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