His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Plateau State Barr Caleb M. Mutfwang has approved the temporary appointment of the following Heads of Tertiary Institutions in the State read the press release signed by the Secretary of the Government of the State, Arc Samuel Nanchang Jatau, FNIA. The statement named a former SGS during Gov Jonah David Jang and a renowned Professor, Shedrack Gaya Best as the Sixth Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos while the former National Publicity Secretary of ASUP and a two term ASUP Chairman, Comrade Dr Clement Selchum Chirman as the Rector of Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi.
Other appointed include Associate Professor Lazarus Maigoro, Dr Jonathan Bulus and Dr Markus Avong as Provost College of Education, Gindiri, College of Health Technology Zawan and Pankshin respectively
Arc Jatau instructs the new Heads of Institutions to “swing into action by looking into the relationship between the Management and Staff of the Institutions as well as the sources of income and expenditure of the schools”
The positions became vacant following the removal of the former Heads by the governor on Monday, 5th February, 2024