The death has been announced of Solomon Lar, the first civilian Governor of Plateau state.
Lar passed away at the age of 80 in a U.S. hospital, after battling an undisclosed protracted illness.
The Plateau state Governor, Jonah Jang, announced his death on Wednesday in Jos.
He further disclosed that, Jang ” died at about 3.00 a.m American time (about 9.00 a.m Nigerian time),”
Lar was the first chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.