- The appointees were spread across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state with each having eight slots
The Governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang, has appointed a total of 136 persons as his Special Assistants
The governor disclosed this on Friday night in a statement signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere.
The statement indicated that the appointees were spread across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state with each having eight slots.
Although no portfolios were attached to their names, the statement however said their designations will be communicated to them in their respective Local Government Councils.
The statement added, “The appointees, whose names are listed below are the first batch. They will assume their roles and responsibilities immediately.
“Some of the appointees were Hon. Dalyop Pin, Miss Nyam Jemima, Miss Patience Ufwalal, Dachomo Sunday, Shim Malau, Dabot Dung, Mr. Pam Nuhu, Mr. Samson Chuwang.
“Others were Aaron Jamo, Gimbia Tahu, Yahaya Ibrahim, Atoyi Daniel, Katuk Ahamdu, Ughili Agaji, Ichi David and Sunday Wada, among others.
In another story, the First Lady of Nigeria and the National Chairperson of Renewed Hope Initiative Foundation (RHIF), Senator Oluremi Tinubu has donated N500 million to 500 families affected by communal crises in Plateau state.
Tinubu ,who made the donation to the Governor of Plateau state, Caleb Mutfwang, a ceremony in government house Rayfield in Jos yesterday said the gesture is to help the benefitiaries recover from impacts of the conflicts in their communities.
The first lady said, “I am aware of the unfortunate crisis that bedeviled the state particularly Mangu people. The report got me worried and concerned about the destruction of peace of the affected families. I can imagine the destruction of lives and properties.
“A time like this is not to come and express our sympathies, but to take concrete actions to alleviate the sufferings of those affected. That is why we are here today, not just to sympathize with you but to offer our meager support”
She expressed the commitment of Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration in the pursuit of dialogue and reconciliation among Nigerians that would foster lasting peace not only in Plateau state but in the entire nations.
She added, “This 500, million naira is our modest support to enable affected families renew their lives. Provided them with the means to renew their shelter and other essential needs.
“To the affected families, I want you to know that they are not alone in the journey of recovery, we stand with you in solidarity and prayers. I urge you not to loose hope but have faith in God”
Mrs. Tinubu called on well-meaning Nigerians to offer a hand of assistance to these affected families.