Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang on Sunday appointed his son, Yakubu (pictured), as the state Commissioner for Lands and Urban Planning in the state.
Yakubu who has been a cabinet member of his father’s government before his latest appointment was the Special Adviser on Special Duties.
Commissioner for Information, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar who announced the appointment told newsmen that the governor’s first son would take over from Mr. Yilji Gomwalk who has been picked as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2015 governorship election, Mr. Gyang Pwajok.
In a related development, OrijoReporter gathered that another son of Gov’s Jang, Paul(pictured right) recently completed a hotel in the metropolis. Paul was said to have made money from juicy contracts he was awarded by several government ministries in the state.