Gov. Alia names new directors, advisers

Gov. Hyacinth Alia has appointed Terseer Mzuulga as director general of Radio Benue and Erdoo Iyo as general manager of the community and social development agency.

This was contained in a statement signed by his chief press secretary (CPS), Tersoo Kula, and made available to journalists in Makurdi.

Mr Mzuulga, a veteran journalist, had worked with Radio Benue for some years before joining Radio Nigeria, where he recently retired from the rank of manager news.

According to the statement, the governor also approved the appointment of Dr Terhide Antiev as his chief physician.

He also appointed Terver Aginde, special adviser on politics and community engagement, and Attah Ochoga, PSA on digital economy and job creation.

Others are Yusuf Elaigwu, PSA on commercial transportation and monitoring; Loryue Yaji, PSA on LGA coordination and monitoring; and Tavershima Ishom, PSA on housekeeping and domestic affairs.

In the statement, the governor also assigned portfolios to 11 senior special assistants and appointed one special assistant and seven personal assistants.

The governor believed that the persons chosen would add value to his administration and charged them to put the state first.