Probing Me Is  A Waste Of Resources – Jang Tells Lalong

Former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang
Former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang

Former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, has described the decision of his successor, Simon Lalong, to probe him, as an exercise in futility and a waste of state resources.

Governor Simon Lalong had on Wednesday inaugurated a six-man panel to scrutinize Jang’s administration which lasted for two tenures.

But the former governor, in a statement by his media aide, Clinton Garuba, said that the exercise was just a waste of time.

Garuba stated that the “Plateau State Government under Simon Lalong continues to waste scarce resources that would have been put to better use for the good of the State on a needless voyage of fantasies and fixation bound for the rocks.

“So much money has been expended in what is now a wild goose chase,” he said.

The statement added that “millions of taxpayers’ money capable of paying workers’ salaries for about two months” has been paid to KPMG to conduct a forensic audit.



    Garuba said that the commission of inquiry set up by governor Lalong was the fifth of its kind since he became governor.

    “As at the last count, the Judicial Commission of Inquiry is the fifth committee Lalong has constituted, mandated, empowered, and inaugurated to probe the tenure of the former Governor,” the statement said.

    “Governor Simon Lalong had recently petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe Senator Jonah Jang only to impulsively resort to self-help by constituting the commission of inquiry when his phantom claims and capricious desires were not indulged.”

    “Senator Jonah Jang is ever ready to give an account of his time as Governor of Plateau State; he absolutely without equivocation has nothing to hide,” he stated.

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