- The governor of Plateau state has confirmed the appointment of 10 new permanent secretaries for the state
- Governor Simon Lalong made this disclosure through a statement signed by his director of Press and Public Affairs on Monday, January 23
- The ten new permanent secretaries were appointed to fill in the vacant seats of state government personnel who retired and resigned from public service
With only four months left till the end of his administration, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has confirmed the appointment of 10 permanent secretaries for the state.
Lalong made the announcement on Monday, January 23rd, in a statement signed by his director of Press and Public Affairs, Macham Makut, and sighted by Legit.ng on the Facebook page of the Government of Plateau State.
Lalong appoints 10 new permanent secretaries, gives reason
The statement read in part,
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"Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has approved the appointment of 10 new permanent secretaries.
“They are to fill the vacancies created following the retirement/resignations of some permanent secretaries in the service of the state government.”
The details of the new perm secs
The statement named the newly appointed permanent secretaries as;
- Keziah Dung (Barkin Ladi);
- Yusuf Gimba (Bassa);
- Gongden Sunday, (Mangu);
- Lamu Dennis, (Mangu);
- Peter Wuyep, (Kanke);
- Bapman Emmanuel (Mikang);
- Boniface Bankshuet (Mikang);
- Gotan James, (Pankshin);
- Salamatu Parlong (Pankshin) and
- Wuyep Zitta from the Langtang South LGA
The statement added that the new permanent secretaries were expected to be sworn in on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at the Victoria Gowon Hall, new Government House, Little Rayfield Jos by 10: 00am.
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The new appointee is expected to retain the office for an initial period of four (4) years in line with Section 471 (2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015 vide letter Ref: PRES/97/HAGF/173.
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