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Gov. Agbu Kefas Swears-In Mr. Paul Tino Maigida as New Head of Civil Service

Gov. Agbu Kefas Swears-In Mr. Paul Tino Maigida as New Head of Civil Service

A photoshoot with the Governor during the swearing in ceremony of the new Head of Service.

In a significant ceremony held at the Exco Chamber of the Government House in Jalingo, His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas administered the oath of office to Mr. Paul Tino Maigida, officially appointing him as the new Head of Civil Service of the State.

Addressing the gathering, Governor Agbu Kefas emphasized the meticulous process that led to Mr. Maigida’s appointment, underscoring his administration’s unwavering commitment to transparency and accountability in governance. He hailed the appointment as a new chapter in the state’s civil service history and urged Mr. Maigida to prioritize efficiency, stressing its critical role in advancing the state’s development agenda.

In his acceptance speech, Mr. Paul Tino Maigida pledged to align his actions with the core principles of Governor Agbu Kefas’s “five-finger agenda.” He expressed his dedication to implementing reforms aimed at enhancing productivity within the civil service, thereby contributing to the overall progress of Taraba state.

The solemn oath of office and allegiance was administered by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Filibus Joel Agya, symbolizing the formal commencement of Mr. Maigida’s tenure as the Head of Civil Service.

The inauguration ceremony marked a significant milestone in the governance of Taraba state, signifying a renewed commitment to effective leadership and service delivery under the stewardship of Governor Agbu Kefas.

Gov. Agbu Kefas Appoints New Head of Service – CPS

Gov. Agbu Kefas Appoints New Head of Service – CPS

In a significant development, His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas, the Governor of Taraba State, has announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Maigida Tino as the new Head of the State Civil Service. The appointment comes following a meticulous screening process conducted by a committee tasked with recommending a qualified candidate for the prestigious role.

Born on September 9th, 1966, in Sabongida Tukura, Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State, Mr. Tino brings a wealth of experience and dedication to his new position. His educational journey includes stints at various institutions, culminating in a Bachelor of Technology degree in Animal Science Fisheries and Range Management from the Federal University of Technology, Yola, in 1999.

Mr. Tino’s professional trajectory within the civil service is marked by a commitment to excellence and continuous learning. Starting as a Livestock Superintendent in the State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in 1990, he steadily climbed the ranks, obtaining additional qualifications such as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Administration and a Master’s in Public Administration.

Throughout his career, Mr. Tino has demonstrated a passion for public service and a keen interest in disaster risk management. He has served in various capacities, including as Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission and Director of Planning Research and Statistics at the State Emergency Management Agency.

The appointment of Mr. Tino follows a rigorous selection process, with 15 out of 35 Permanent Secretaries presenting themselves for screening. Mr. Tino emerged as the top candidate, scoring the highest points and exemplifying merit and qualification for the role.

Expressing delight at the appointment, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yusuf Sanda, affirmed Mr. Tino’s suitability for the position, citing his extensive experience, commendable track record, and dedication to public service.

With Mr. Tino at the helm of the State Civil Service, Taraba State looks forward to continued progress and effective administration, guided by principles of meritocracy and excellence.