By Martha Agas
Mr Caleb Mutfwtang has been sworn in as the sixth democratically elected governor of Plateau at Rwang Pam Stadium Jos.
Chief Judge of Plateau David Mann administered the oath of office shortly after Mrs Josephine Piyo has taken her oath as Deputy Governor.
In his acceptance speech, Mutfwang promised to provide good quality of leadership the Plateau people yearn for.
“We know you are expecting much from us. We will trust God for wisdom and enablement not to fail you.
“Today, it is not just my inauguration; it is our inauguration as it marks the beginning of our collective quest for a new Plateau,” he said.
He promised to operate an inclusive governance where diversity would be embraced to foster unity and progress in the state.
“I promise by word and deed to be an advocate and practitioner of justice, fairness and equity,” he said.
He said that he was committed to peace building in the state which was critical to facilitate smooth execution of his administrative plans and programmes.
He said that his administration’s thematic areas would include peace and security; economy, agriculture, mining development; education quality healthcare services and tourism, amongst others.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that dignitaries at the event included former governor of Plateau, Sen. Jonah Jang, Da Jacob Buba Gyang and chairman Plateau Council Chiefs and Emirs.
Others were representatives of Christian Association of Nigeria and Jama’atu Nasril Islam, among others.
NAN further reports that the governor would also inspect the of Guard of Honour, at New Government House.