From Bilkisu Kambai (Jos)
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has approved the appointment of Engineer Sunday Chong Hyat as the new Head of Service for the State.
This followed the retirement of the former Head of Service, Mr. Izam Azi, having attained the mandatory age of 60.
The new Head of Service, Engineer Hyat was until his appointment, the Permanent Secretary, General Administration in the office of the Head of Service.
Sunday Chong Hyat, was born on 3rd February 1963, in Ganawuri, Riyom Local Government Area.
The new head of Service who attended Boys Secondary School, Gindiri before proceeding to the Federal University of Technology Minna where he graduated with B. Eng. Civil Engineering also has a Diploma Computer Application from the University of Jos.
He was one time Chairman, Nigeria Society of Engineers Jos branch, and later served as the Council Member representing North Central on the Board of COREN.
Engineer Hyat has been Permanent Secretary in various ministries including and Works, Lands, Survey and Town Planning.
Governor Lalong however, expressed appreciation to the outgoing Head of Civil Service, Mr. Izam Azi for his patriotic and diligent service to the State.
Similarly, the Governor has approved the appointment of 14 new Permanent Secretaries in the State civil service.
The new Head of Service and Permanent Secretaries will be sworn in next week.