POSTPONEMENT OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ON THE THRONE OF HRH DAGWOM RWEY JOS SOUTH.
In view of the present health challenge ravaging the globe, Nigeria and Plateau in particular as a result of the covid19, the planned 60th anniversary thanksgiving celebration of the Dagwom Rwey Jos South marking his reign on the throne of his forebears has been suspended.
In a press statement released Thursday, 26 March, 2020 and signed by the Chairman, Media/Publicity subcommittee, Hon. Ayuba Pam Dangwong quoted the Chairman of the Central Planning Committee(CPC) Hon. Amb. Dr. Gideon Dung Dandereng as announcing the suspension.
The suspension he said was in direct “consultation with the Jos South and Gyel District Traditional Council”. The CPC Chairman, Hon. Dr. Dandereng was quoted as saying.
According to the statement, “the decision” to shift the event to a later date “followed the need to comply with the State Government’s directives on ban on public gatherings to curb the spread of the deadly Corona Virus otherwise known as Covid-19”.
According the press release, events that supposed to commence from Friday, 27 March – Sunday, 29 March, 2020 had been suspended pending the lifting of the ban on public gathering by the State Government”.
Meanwhile, all subcommittees according to the statement, are expected to continue with their assignments awaiting a new date as soon as the ban is lifted.
The statement further “regretted any inconveniences this would have caused to all enthusiasts, family, friends and well wishers who had looked forward to participating actively during the celebration”.
Hon Dandereng however called all people in the locality to “support the government in this abnormal time by trying to live a personal hygiene to fight Covid-19 as it is real!
Hon. Ayuba Pam Dangwong
RELEASED THURSDAY, 26 MARCH, 2020
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