23rd September, 2018
Mr Rufus Bature, Secretary to Plateau State Governmentand Mr Hitler Dadi, Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, have resigned their appointments to contest in the 2019 elections.
A statement by Mr Mark Longyen, Senior Special Assistant to Gov Simon Lalong on Media and made availabe to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Jos, announced their resignations.
According to the statement, Gov Lalong has approved their resignations to enable them to pursue their aspirations.
The statement said that Bature resigned his appointment to contest for Senate seat to represent Plateau North at the National Assembly.
Dadi is vying as a Member, House of Representatives to represent Langtang North/Langtang South Constituency in the 2019 polls.
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 Mr Richard Tokma to to serve as acting SSG.
Until his appointment, Tokma was the Permanent Secretary, Policy & General Services in the Office of the SSG