Jos – Members of Plateau State House of Assembly have described late Sen. Gyang Pwajok as a bridge builder who fought for the unity of the people of the State
They eulogised Pwajok at a plenary session in Jos on Thursday.
Mr Istifanus Mwansat, member representing Pankshin South constituency said the Pwajok was a quintessential senator who lived a fulfilled life.
Mwansat added that Pwajok lived a life of purpose and impacted well on the lives of many people especially youths.
“I always refer to him as a Great Senator of Nigeria, because he was an epitome of intelligence and goodwill.
“He was an asset to Plateau because he impacted positively on the lives of our youths, and indeed everyone on the Plateau.
“He left footprints on the sands of time which cannot be forgotten in the nearest future; he will remain alive on the lips of Plateau youths.
“The late senator was a mentor to some of us; we learnt a lot of positive attributes from him, attributes that preach unity and togetherness.
“He lived a life of purpose and sacrifice for Plateau; we will greatly miss him, as a people and as a state’’, he said.
The lawmaker further urged that the legacies he left behind should not be abandoned, as it would assist in building a Plateau of good dreams.
Mr Simon Kudu, member representing Rukuba/Iregwe constituency, described Pwajok as a teacher who dedicated most part of his life teaching youths the good virtues.
“He dedicated most part of his life teaching youths about politics, education, empowerment and developmental issues that will make our society grow for the better’’, he said.
Ezekiel Afon, member representing Pengana constituency, described Pwajok as an embodiment of peace.
He said the deceased was a motivator, a bridge builder and a visionary politician of the present generation, who had the ambition of taking Plateau to enviable heights.
“He was never a tribal person but believed in the growth and development of Plateau people. He had no enemy.
“He was a very humble person, which gained him the admiration of many not only within Plateau, but beyond the shores of the state, “ he added.
Joshua Madaki, member representing Jos East constituency, said Pwajok was indeed a leader with a big heart.
“ Pwajok distinguished himself in all ramifications and was a role model to youths in the state.’’
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Pwajok, 49, who died on Oct. 29, would be buried on Friday, Nov. 13, at his residence in Jos. (NAN)