Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has proclaimed an Executive Order 1 establishing the Program Management and Results Delivery Office (PMRDO), a press statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Simon Macham has revealed.
This followed “the ratification of the Plateau Development Strategy (PSDS) 2019-2023 by the State Executive Council which is a major roadmap towards implementing the Next Level Vision of the APC-Led Rescue Administration anchored on Peace, Security and Good Governance; Infrastructural Development; and Sustainable Economic Rebirth
According to the statement, “the office is to among others oversee development and operation of a planning, learning and control system to support the Integrated Portfolio Management of the implementation of the 35 initiatives and others contained in the Plateau Development Strategy.
“The office is to also ensure that all major initiatives and spending approvals by the Office of the Governor are aligned with the vision of the administration for a Greater Plateau.
“It will also ensure collaboration within focal MDAs in the implementation of the Plateau Development Strategy initiatives as well as provide strategic communication solutions to ensure the buy-in of relevant stakeholders in the Plateau project.
“Under the supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Office will develop a robust fact-base of risk sharing quality for the promotion of social and commercial investment partnerships and alliances for Plateau State and its citizens, while identifying and facilitating the skill and competency development programmes to build leadership bench-strength for public service and entrepreneurship in partnership with advanced institutions with subject matter expertise.
“It is also expected to ensure the delivery of the initiatives contained in the Plateau Development Strategy in a timely, cost effective, qualitative and flexible manner.
“The PMRDO is to be headed by a Senior Technical Advisor who will be assisted by Technical Advisors, Specialists and support other staff”.