Plateau PDP tackles Lalong, accuses him of poor management of COVID-19 pandemic

The Plateau state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has chided Governor Simon Lalong  led  APC administration over what it called the poor management of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

The PDP ,in a statement signed by ithe party’s State Publicity Secretary, John Akans at the week end , accused Governor Simon Lalong of not being transparent in the management of funds earmarked for the fight against  COVID -19 spread in the state and other  donations .

The PDP described as sad ,the failure of the Governor to  address the need of the people by providing palliatives to cushion the effect of the coronavirus in the state leading to mass protest by the citizens

The opposition party said that given the sensitivity of the COVID-19 scourge especially now that Plateau State has recorded it’s first index case,  there is the need for the state government to step up to its weak response  and work out modalities towards increasing the  testing capacity of the state  and other facilities .

The PDP also urged the Governor to  be more proactive with the provision of adequate equipment and health personnels like  other serious states were  doing such as Ogun, Lagos,Rivers, Oyo, Edo and Cross River and Benue, and insisted that Plateau state is in dire need of serious improvement on its health care delivery

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