Plateau is the twelfth-largest state in Nigeria.
A former Minister of Defence, General Domkat Bali has died at 80.
The information was introduced on Friday by the Plateau State Government through a press assertion.
Governor Simon Lalong says Plateau State and the nation has misplaced certainly one of its patriotic and constant sons, former Minister of Defence Gen. Domkat Bali who died on the age of 80.
Governor Lalong, in accordance with the assertion, stated the passing of the retired navy General is a good loss to the nation contemplating the truth that he was one of many extremely embellished officers who served the nation meritoriously in varied capacities and proved his value.
Lalong recalled that other than serving the nation as Minister of Defence, Gen. Bali was a key member of the Supreme Military Council and Armed Forces Ruling Council, the place he held a number of positions together with the Chief of Defence Staff.
He stated, “Gen. Bali was focused and committed to the peace and progress of Nigeria and Plateau State in particular where he contributed immensely to addressing the security challenges in the State, always deploying his wealth of knowledge and advising various administrations. Indeed Plateau State has lost an icon.”
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He additionally stated that Gen. Bali, who answered the decision or his folks to function the Ponzhi Tarok a few years after his retirement from the navy demonstrated a lot curiosity within the welfare of the Taroh nation and did his finest to undertaking and shield their pursuits.
Governor Lalong stated even in loss of life, Gen. Bali will proceed to encourage younger Nigerians who need to serve the nation inside the navy due to his patriotism, gallantry and ideas.
Lalong condoled his widow, Mrs. Esther Bali, his youngsters, the Taroh nation and your entire State whereas asking God to grant his soul everlasting relaxation.