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About the Commission

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The Secretary

Pastor Sylvester Vinks Danjuma, the Secretary, Taraba state Planning Commission.

Pastor Sylvester Vinks Danjuma, the Secretary, Taraba state Planning Commission was born on 3 February 1962 and hails from Takum LGA. He is married.

Pastor Sylvester began his educational pursuit at Local School Board Primary School Ibi from 1970-1977 where he enrolled into Government Commercial Secondary School Takum from 1977-1982, he proceeded to College of Preliminary Studies Yola between 1983-1985. He also attended University of Jos between 1985-1988 (BSc. Economics), and continued with his MSc. Economics between 1989-1990.

Professional Achievements

  1. UNDP State Monitoring Advisor, 1996 – 2002.
  2. UNDP State Monitor – 2006 census.
  3. Consultant FHI/Nigeria – 2001.
  4. Consultant FHI/Nigeria – 2002.

Other Achievement /Award/Honor;

  • Certificate of merit (NYSC), 1988-1989.
  • Jerusalem Pilgrim, 2002-2003.
  • Certificate of Service (UNDP).
  • Certificate of Appreciation (CEM) 2009.
  • Award on Philanthropic Selfless Service (UNC), 2017.

Workshops Attended

– Financial Management Course (ASCON) 1993  Badagry.

– Advanced Leadership Course (Haggai institute-Singapore) 2003.

– Management for sustainable development impact (Wageningen the Netherlands), 2016.


Rev. Sylvester Danjuma and others report of the in-depth Assessment of HIV/AIDS Situation in Taraba state, Nigeria 2001.

He likes reading and mission work etc.

List of Previous Secretaries

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