Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has expressed deep sadness over the death of elderstatesman Chief Jethro Akun MON, the Saf Mabol Ron Kulere who died at the age of 76.
Governor Lalong in a statement described the death of Chief Akun as a great loss to his immediate family, the people of Bokkos LGA, Plateau State and the nation as a whole. He praised the contributions of the elder statesman in the governance of the State and the nation by actively participating in stakeholders engagement and making useful suggestions.
He described the late Chief Akun as an astute politician and administrator who contributed immensely to the political development of Plateau State and Nigeria, serving in different capacities with diligence, honesty and patriotism which earned him the national award of the Member, Order of the Niger (MON).
Lalong commisserated with the family of the deceased and prayed that God will grant his soul eternal rest.