Governor Simon Bako Lalong has described the death of late Air Vice Marshal Paul Nungkopba Dimfwina as a very big loss to his family, Plateau State and Nigeria as a whole.
Governor Lalong whose condolence message was delivered to the family by the Plateau State Liaison Officer in Abuja Mr. Pius Yenshi, said he recieved with shock the death of the dedicated airforce officer who untill his death was the Chief of Information and Communication Systems at the Nigerian Airforce Headquarters.
Lalong said though the death of the Senior Military Officer is a huge loss, the State and family are consoled by the records of his excellent service in the Nigerian Airforce having served and commanded many formations successfully.
He urged the widow of the deceased Mrs. Janet Paul Dimfwina and his children to accept the the situation as God’s will and continue to trust God to fulfill his will in their lives.
He assured the family that the State will not abandon them as their late father was a patriotic son of Plateau State who did his best to advance its cause and serve the nation.
The late Air Vice Marshal Paul Nunkopba was born on 28 April 1964 and hails from Kangke LGA of Plateau State. He was enlisted on 23 Sep 84 as a member of NDA 36 Regular Course.
He has been buried in Abuja.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
11th September 2020.