Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State has approved the appointment of John Mikel Obi, a popular Nigerian professional footballer, as his Honorary Adviser on Sports.
He also appointed Rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly known as MI, as Honorary Adviser on Entertainment and Creativity.
The appointments were contained in a statement issued by the Governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere, on Thursday in Jos.
The Governor described their appointments as part of his administration’s resolve to rebuild the foundation of excellence for the state.
Mutfwang also approved the appointment of Prof. Christopher Yilwan as the Chief Medical Director of the Plateau Specialist Hospital and Dr. Agabus Manasseh as the Director General, Plateau State Contributory Health Care Management Agency.
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The Governor equally approved the appointments of Mathew Dawap as General Manager, Plateau Mineral Development Company Limited and Helen Dabup, Executive Secretary, Local Government Service Pension Board.
The appointees also include Ishaku Jilemsam, Programme Manager, Plateau Agricultural Development Programme; Samuel Gwott, General Manager , Plateau Express Service; Hart Bankat, General Manager, Jos Metropolitan Development Board; and Olivia Dazyem, Special Adviser on Gender and Chairperson Implementation Committee of Gender and Equal Opportunities Commission.
Hon Alex Chup, Chairman, Teachers Service Commission; Hon Sunday Amuna, Acting Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education; and Prof Ishaya Pam, Honorary Adviser on Healthcare and members of Abuja Liaison Directorate were amongst the other appointees.