Plateau governor, Simon Lalong, sacks SSG

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Richard Tokma.

Mr Tokma had been in acting capacity since September 2018.


A statement on Thursday by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Macham, said Danladi Atu would replace Tokma as new SSG. No reason was given for the sack.

Lalong also appointed Noel Donjur as his new chief of staff.

The statement said: “Plateau State Governor Rt.Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has announced the appointment of Prof. Danladi Abok Atu as the Secretary to the Government of Plateau State. Prof. Atu until now is the Director, Institute for Peace and Social Rehabilitation, University of Abuja.


“Similarly, the Governor has appointed Noel K. Donjur as his Chief of Staff. Until his appointment, Mr. Donjur was a former Commissioner for Works and Current Member of the Plateau State Economic Council.”