Drama in Plateau as SSG and commissioner resigns
The Secretary to Plateau State Government, Rufus Bature and the Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations Hitler Dadi, have resigned their appointments.
Their resignation according to reports is to enable them to pursue their political ambitions
A statement by Mark Longyen, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Simon Lalong on Media and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Jos, announced their resignations.
According to the statement, Mr Lalong has approved their resignations to enable them pursue their aspirations.
The statement said Mr Bature resigned his appointment to contest for Senate seat to represent Plateau North at the National Assembly.
Mr Lalong thanked the duo for their services to the state in general and his administration in particular.
The governor wished them well in their political aspirations and future endeavors.
Meanwhile, the governor has approved the appointment of Richard Tokma to serve as acting SSG.
Until his appointment, Mr Tokma was the Permanent Secretary, Policy & General Services in the Office of the SSG.