By Ononye VC

Mr Longs, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reportedly died in Jos Hospital on Sunday.

The Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Philip Dasun confirmed his death to journalists on Sunday night.

He said: “It’s true we lost one of our members this evening. The lawmaker representing Pankshin South State Constituency, Henry Longs.

“He had a problem in one of his legs and had gone for surgical operation.

“Unfortunately, he could not make it. His death is really very sad and we will miss him.

However, the executive governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong has expressed sadness over the death of Henry Longs.

Governor Lalong said he received the news of the death with shock and is deeply grieved by the demise of the State Legislator who he describes as a promising politician, legal practitioner and committed citizen of Plateau State.

Lalong said the late Hon. Henry Longs had been up and doing in representing the interests of his Constituency at the State House of Assembly and did his best to enhance the delivery of dividends of democracy to the electorates across the entire State.

He prayed God grants Longs’ soul eternal rest.

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