The GovernorRt. Hon. Simon Lalong (born May 5, 1963) was elected Governor of Plateau State, Nigeria in April 2015. He has held various offices and can be described as a veteran in Plateau politics.
Educated at the Ahmadu Bello University (LLB) and the University of Jos- Nigeria (LLM), thereafter began his political career and journey to destiny and has served as Legal Luminary and Community Developer, then Speaker Plateau State House of Assembly (2000-2006), also, Chairman conference of Speakers of Nigeria (2005-2006), and Member Representing Shendam Constituency at the Plateau State House of Assembly (1999-2006).