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Ex-Plateau Deputy Gov, Pauline Tallen loses husband

Ex-Plateau Deputy Gov, Pauline Tallen loses husband

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, John Tallen has passed away.

He was husband to former Minister of Science and Technology, Pauline Tallen.

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The politician reportedly died Tuesday morning in Abuja.

He had battled an undisclosed illness. recalls that His wife, a former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s ambassadorial job offer citing her husband’s deteriorating health condition as a major reason. 

According to Tallen, “I hail from the same local government and tribe with Gov. Simon Lalong.

I turned down the nomination because of balancing of appointments, I don’t think it is right for me to accept the appointment.

Secondly, proper consultation was not done, my governor was not consulted because I called him when he was in United States of America to ask but he said that he was not aware.

For me, I was consulted and I turned down the appointment even before the announcement was made.

My husband’s ill-health is another reason why I will not accept the appointment”.




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