Who is senator Gyang Dayop Dantong?


Senator Gyang Dayop Dantong is representing Plateau North Senatorial District, under the platform of Peoples Democracy Party (PDP) in the federal house. He was a member of the House of Representative representing Riyom-Barkin Ladi Federal Constituency between 2003 and 2007 before becoming a Senator.

Senator Dantong served as the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Health. He is a member of the constitution amendment committee that is handling the task of the controversial electoral reform.

As a trained medical doctor, the senator desires for Plateau State to become an efficient and effective health service system to cater for the health needs of the people of Plateau State.

On his list of achievements, Senator Dantong was largely responsible for formulang a new law in the National Assembly to regulate and assist the National Health Service.

During his first tenure as a senator, he established himself as a law maker that embarks on motions to impact on good governance.

The senator launched a few education foundation funds for displaced children in Plateau State Senator Dantong commissioned & handed over 2 MDG built primary schools Located at Tanchol,Gyel & Letyi,Du all in Jos South Local Government Area (LGA). This is to enhance the quality of education in Plateau North Senatorial District.

He facilitated and handed over one of the 5 comprehensive Health Centres in Bassa LGA authority located at Jengre in Plateau North through the MDG office. On the 20-11-2010, the Rotary club Naraguta District 9125 conferred the Senator the Distinguish community service award for excellent service to Plateau North Senatorial District.

On the 30-10-2010 the senator was equally given a gold award by the Afizere Youth Movement (National), For Quality representation of Plateau North. On the same day the senator was among those recognized by ANAN, Plateau State Chapter for meritorious Services.

Senator Dantong has distinguished himself as the peoples’ servant dedicated to serving the people of Plateau State. With the overwhelming majority we endorse the re-election of senator Dantong to continue his excellent services to Plateau North Senatorial District.

The senator is happily married and blessed with children. Long –live Senator Dantong ‘Man of the People’ Long live PDP – Party of the People. Vote Senator Dantong 2011.

Courtesy of PDP Plateau North, UK Chapter