From Tongnaan Bawa, Jos
The Plateau State Governor Caleb Mutfwang has sworn in four new Permanent Secretaries as part of efforts to rejig the State Civil Service.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Government House Little Rayfield in Jos the State capital on Wednesday.
Speaking at the event Governor Muftwang said the swearing-in marks the repositioning of the civil service which is the engine room of Government.
He said It has become necessary to increase the number of Permanent Secretaries to the existing ones to pilot the affairs of civil service, adding that more appointments of deserving staff would be done accordingly.
Governor Mutfwang Charged the Newly sworn-in Permanent Secretaries to take their task seriously and ensure they use their position to reinvigorate the office they are occupying because according to him, if it was not important it would not be created.
Speaking on the Security Situation in the State, Governor Mutfwang said the newly appointed Special Adviser on Security Brigadier General Gakiji Shipi is a well-trained security consultant who was carefully handpicked to help fight the security issues affecting the State.
He added that the time to work on the differences in experience in the State is now. Adding that people must be able to reach a point of understanding where all live together in Harmony.
He further called on leaders at every stratum of Society to rise to the occasion and nip the menace in the bud.
Speaking on behalf of the Permanent Secretaries Narmam Kparbong thanked the Governor for finding them worthy to serve as Permanent Secretaries.
He promised to put in their best to ensure that the image of the State Civil service is restored to also discharge their responsibilities to the best of their abilities.
Prime Time News reports that in attendance at the occasion were the state lawmakers, security chiefs, party stalwarts, and Religious leaders amongst others.