New Taraba Governor Kefas Agbu Makes Fresh Appointments

New Taraba Governor Kefas Agbu Makes Fresh Appointments

  • The new governor of Taraba state, Kefas Agbu has made fresh appointments days after assuming office
  • Jemima Nathans, the head of service of Taraba state, confirmed the development on Wednesday, May 31, through a statement
  • According to Nathans, the appointment of SSG Timothy Kataps, chief of staff Jeji Williams takes immediate effect

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The Taraba State Governor, Kefas Agbu has confirmed the appointment of Timothy Kataps as the Secretary to the State Government and Jeji Williams as his Chief of Staff.

The head of service of Taraba state, Jemima Nathans, announced the appointments on Wednesday, May 31st, and also disclosed that the appointments take immediate effect, The Punch reported.

Kefas Agbu, PDP, May 29, Taraba state
Kefas received the acting national chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Umar Damagun in the Exco chambers. Photo credit: Agbu Kefas
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Meanwhile, Kataps is a former attorney general and commissioner of justice in Taraba State.

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He was previously the SSG during the administration of the late Danbaba Suntai and a former Northeast zonal deputy chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), PremiumTimes report added.

Jeji Williams is a retired permanent secretary. Williams’ appointment came as a big surprise to residents of the state as Josiah Kente, a former speaker of the state’s assembly was being speculated as the Chief of Staff designate.

Earlier, Kefas dissolved the 16 local government caretaker committee chairmen in the state.

The governor in a press statement asked that they hand over government properties in their possession to the heads of local government administration in their respective councils, Channels TV reported.

PDP governor approves N2bn for purchase of vehicles for himself and deputy reported earlier that the Taraba state governor had approved the sum of N2 billion to purchase cars for himself, his deputy and their wives.

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Governor Ishaku and his wife will receive cars worth N1.3 billion, while the deputy and his wife will receive cars worth N750 million.

It was gathered that the governor accented to the money at the last State Executive Council (SEC) he led.

Tinubu considers Kwankwaso for ministerial role

In another development, fresh details have emerged about the recent meeting between the president-elect, Tinubu and Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). had earlier reported that Tinubu and Kwankwaso met in Paris, France, to form an alliance.

It was gathered that Tinubu offered Kwankwaso a ministerial role, although the former Kano state governor has yet to decide whether to accept.


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