Governor Lalong issues Executive Order One

Omolola Bello, Jos

Gov. Simon Lalong

The Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, has issued Executive Order One following the ratification of the Plateau Development Strategy (PSDS) 2019-2023 by the State Executive Council which is a major roadmap towards implementing the Next Level Vision of the APC-Led Rescue Administration in the State.

The Order is anchored on peace, security and good governance; infrastructural development; and sustainable economic rebirth.

The Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor, Simon Makut says this Order establishes the Program Management and Results Delivery Office (PMRDO).

The office is to among others oversee Development and Operation of a Planning, Learning and Control System to support the Integrated Portfolio Management of the implementation of the 35 initiatives and others contained in the Plateau Development Strategy.

The office is to also ensure that all major initiatives and spending approvals by the Office of the Governor are aligned with the vision of the administration for a Greater Plateau.

It will also ensure collaboration within focal MDAs in the implementation of the Plateau Development Strategy initiatives as well as provide strategic communication solutions to ensure the buy-in of relevant stakeholders in the Plateau project.

According to him: “The office of the Chief of Staff, will develop a robust fact-base of risk sharing quality for the promotion of social and commercial investment partnerships and alliances for Plateau State and its citizens.

He added that the office is also expected to ensure the delivery of the initiatives contained in the Plateau Development Strategy in a timely, cost effective, qualitative and flexible manner.

The Program Management and Results Delivery Office (PMRDO)is to be headed by a Senior Technical Advisor who will be assisted by Technical Advisors, Specialists and other support staff.