By Taye Obateru & Marie-Therese Nanlong
Jos—Arrangements are in top gear in Plateau State for the funeral of former governor of the state and PDP National Chairman, Chief Solomon Lar, who will be buried in Langtang, December 14.
Already, roads and other facilities are being given a facelift in preparation for various activities that would mark his final journey.
Addressing newsmen, yesterday, in Jos on preparedness for the funeral, the burial sub-committee, headed by the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Yiljap Abraham
said: “Plateau State Gernment is finetuning all arrangements to ensure a successful funeral for this illustrious son of Plateau and the Middle Belt.”
He disclosed that the state government had resurfaced over 200km of roads stretching from Plateau to Nasarawa State border, to Shendam and from Heipang to Langtang for a smooth drive by the casket bearing convoy and other sympathizers.