Jos - Yakubu Jang has been appointed as the Plateau State Commissioner for Lands and Urban Planning in his father's cabinet, Punch reports.
Yakubu, who was formerly the Special Adviser on Special Duties to his father and governor Jonah Jang, replaces Yilji Gomwalk who has been picked as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2015 governorship election, Gyang Pwajok.
The state government defended the decision, saying it was done to ensure continuity in government.
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