The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt Hon (Dr) Simon Bako Lalong KSGG has consoled the Izang family of Kunyi-Katseh over the tragic demise of the Late Mr. Dauda Izang and the Late Mr. Isaiah Ishaya Icing.

The Governor was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the State (SGS) Prof Danladi Abok Atu at the Funeral Service of the deceased, which was held at the Haske Baptist Church Kunyi-Katseh in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Speaking at the funeral services, the SGS sent the condolences of the Government and people of Plateau State, particularly the Governor who was pained over the demise of the two promising Golf talents. The Governor sent his condolences to the Immediate Family, the Church, and the Golf Community to which the deceased belonged.

Prof Atu said the testimonies given about the deceased, are comforting with the fact that they both lived a righteous life and were close to God and charged the congregation to emulate the lives of the deceased who were not only close to God but active members in the ministry.

The SGS further, expressed sadness and pain about the death of the two brother-golfers which he termed as personal grief to the Governor who not only knew the deceased but consider himself part of their family.

Having represented Plateau State in various golf tournaments around the country doing the State proud by winning various medals for the State, Governor Lalong consider their death as a great loss to the State, and to honor their memories he had to cancel his birthday celebration as he mourns the deceased.

Praying for comfort to the family friends and Izere Nation the SGS also prayed that God will raise people with talents to fill the vacuum created by the demise of the two brothers.

Testimonies were said by Family, Friends, the Church, and the Golf community all of which praised the talents and exemplary lives of the deceased while they were alive.

The officiating clergy, Rev Peter Kaura toon his reading from the book of Revelation chapter 14: 12&13, and charged the congregation to see the demise of the brothers as a “blessed Exit” which he said as Christians they should be comforted with the fact that deceased is in a better place.

The remains of the deceased were later buried in their family compound of Kunyi-Katseh.

Source: Professor Danladi Abok Atu

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