Plateau State Government Moves To Revamp State-owned Publishing Corporation, Tati Hotel


Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has announced plans to revitalize the Plateau Publishing Corporation and Tati Hotel, as part of steps to enhance the state of infrastructure and promote tourism in the state.

Governor Mutfwang made this commitment during an inspection of key historical buildings in Jos, the state capital, including the iconic nine-story Joseph Gomwalk House, the Plateau Publishing Corporation (which publishes The Nigeria Standard titles), and Tati Hotel. 

Expressing concern over the dilapidated conditions of the buildings, the Governor vowed to rejuvenate them to ensure efficient service delivery in line with their mandates.

Conducted around by the General Manager of the Plateau Publishing Corporation, Chris Gyang, Governor Mutfwang inspected the Standard Newspaper offices and the Joseph Gomwalk House, observing abandoned machinery due to neglect. 

He lamented the wastage of resources and pledged to revive the Corporation.

At the over 60-room Tati Hotel, Governor Mutfwang, guided by the State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Joshua Laven, acknowledged the significance of the building and promised its restoration to its former glory.

The Governor emphasized the importance of preserving government assets, particularly those steeped in historical significance like the Joseph Gomwalk House. 

He stressed the need to leverage these assets effectively for the benefit of the state, saying the facilities will be overhauled and upgraded for improved service delivery. 

The Governor announced that a technical team will be tasked with conducting a comprehensive Needs Assessment to guide the government's action.

Gyang Bere
Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Executive Governor of Plateau State 5th April 2024.

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