Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has appointed Veronica Onyeke as the new head of service.
According to the governor’s chief press secretary, Terver Akase, she is the first female head of state in Benue, since the creation of the state in 1967.
Mrs. Onyeke hails from Ogbadibo Local Government Area of the state. Prior to her present promotion, she was a permanent secretary in the office of the Deputy Governor.
Onyeke takes over from Engineer George Ede who is to proceed on retirement.