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Breaking News: JEGA GETS NEW APPOINTMENT 

The immediate past chairman of The Independent Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega has again been saddled with another appointment as the Plateau state Governor, Barrister Simon Lalong named him the Pro-Chancellor & Chairman of Council for the Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos with immediate effect.

This was made known to journalists in the state this evening through a press release from the state’s Director of Press.
The Governor also approved the immediate Reinstatement of Professor D.D. Sheni as the Substantive Vice Chancellor.

In the same vein the Governor reaffirmed the Appointment of the Pioneer and Current Chancellor of the University, The Soun of Ogbomosho Land, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajegundade, III, JP, CON.

In the past nine years of its existence, The Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos has not been able to get any of its students to go for the National Youth Service corp, inspite of yearly enrollment for new ones.
Below is the detail press release.

DIRECTORATE OF PRESS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS,
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, PLATEAU STATE

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Executive Governor of Plateau State Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has approved the reconstitution of the new Governing Council Members for the Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos with effect from 14th August, 2015. Council Members are as follows:

1.
i. Professor Attahiru Jega – Pro-Chancellor & Chairman of Council
ii. Chief Samuel G. Mafuyai – (Central Zone) – Member
iii. Professor Rahila Gowon – (Central Zone) – Member
iv. Chief James Barry (Northern Zone) – Member
v. Chief Musa G. Izam (Northern Zone) – Member
vi. Professor Seddi Sebastine Maimako (Southern Zone) – Member
vii. Barr. Zingfa D. Galam (Southern Zone) – Member
viii. The National Universities Commission (Representative) – Member
ix. PLASU Registrar/Secretary to Council

Other members of council representing Ministries, Agencies and Organization are as provided in the extant law establishing the University.

The Governor has also approved the immediate Reinstatement of Professor D. D.D. Sheni as the Substantive Vice Chancellor.

In the same vein the Governor has reaffirmed the Appointment of the Pioneer and Current Chancellor of the University, The Soun of Ogbomosho Land, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajegundade, III, JP, CON.

Other State appointments approved by His Excellency are:
i. Honourable Samuel Damla – Coordinator Millennium Development Goal (MDG)
ii. Professor Matthew Sule – Executive Chairman – State Universal Primary Education (PLA-SUBEB)
iii. Hon. Joe Bukar – Legislative Liaison Officer to Governor (Southern Zone)
iv. Hon. Cashimir Bawa – Legislative Liaison Officer to Governor (Central Zone)
v. Hon. Geoffrey Teme – Legislative Liaison Officer to Governor (Northern Zone)

All these appointments are with immediate effect and the date for the inauguration of the University Council shall be communicate in due course.

Samuel Emmanuel Nanle
Director, Press & Public Affairs
14th August, 2015

[Plateau Reporters]
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