Outgoing Gov. Lalong appoints new Head of Service


By Martha Agas

The outgoing governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong on Saturday appointed Mrs Rauta Dakok as the state’s new Head of Service.

The appointment is contained in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, in Jos.

He said that Dakok was to take over from Mr Sunday Hyat who has retired from service having reached the retirement age and having also served a four-month extension granted him by the governor.

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Until her appointment, Dakok was the Permanent Secretary (General Administration) in the Office of the Head of Service.

“A graduate of Law from the University of Jos in 1988, Barr Rauta Dakok started to work with the Plateau State Government in 1990 as State Counsel.

“She rose steadily holding various positions to reach the peak of the civil service where she served as Permanent Secretary in various ministries,“ the statement said.

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