Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has appointed Mrs. Veronica Onyeke as the new Head of Service (HoS).
Mrs Onyeke, who is from Ogbadibo Local Government Area of the state, was until her elevation Permanent Secretary, office of the Deputy Governor. She takes over from Engineer George Ede, who is to proceed on retirement. Mrs Veronica Onyeke has become the first female substantive Head of Service since the creation of Benue State.
Meanwhile, Ortom has picked the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the 2019 Benue State governorship election. The Governor, after picking the forms, thanked the leadership and members of PDP for the opportunity given him to seek the party’s ticket.