The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has removed the acting Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Richard Tokma, for an undisclosed reason.
On Thursday morning, the 56-year-old lawyer and politician, Lalong, through his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Mr. Makut Macham, issued a statement to newsmen in Jos.
According to the statement, Professor Danladi Atu, who was serving as the Director, Institute for Peace and Social Rehabilitation, University of Abuja, will now be appointed to replace Richard Tokma who had served as an acting Secretary to the State Government (SSG), since September 2018.
The governor also approved the pending appointment of Mr. Noel Donjur as his new Chief of Staff.
Read the statement below:
“Plateau State Governor Rt.Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has announced the appointment of Prof. Danladi Abok Atu as the Secretary to the Government of Plateau State. Prof. Atu until now is the Director, Institute for Peace and Social Rehabilitation, University of Abuja.
“Similarly, the Governor has appointed Noel K. Donjur as his Chief of Staff. Until his appointment, Mr. Donjur was a former Commissioner for Works and Current Member of the Plateau State Economic Council.”