The General Manager of Plateau United Football Club of Jos , Pius Henwan has formally taken over the affairs of the Plateau State Sports Council as its substantive Director of Sports.

At a brief handover ceremony held at the Director's Office in Jos on Monday, Henwan said he not coming to victimize anybody in the Sports Council , but rather, work for the progress of Sports and Plateau State in particular.

He appealed for the cooperation from staff to enable him succeed, stressing that without their support he cannot achieve his mandate of improving the fortunes of sports in the state.

"Let's put our political, religious and ethic differences together and move this place forward. Is not going to be business as usual. We are going to work and we must definitely work. I will try my best to see that I make the Sports Council conducive for all of us to work together" Henwan said.

Henwan solicited the support and cooperation of management staff of the Sports Council , noting that their support is key for achieving success. 

Speaking shortly before handing over to his successor , the  outgone acting Director of Sports, Simon Moven who is bowing out of after putting in the mandatory 35 years in service, solicited the cooperation and support of staff to his successor.

While thanking God for seeing him through his time in the Sports Council, Moven advised staff to shunned rumour mongering and mutual suspicion, lamenting that these two vices, has retarded the progress of the Sports Council.

He assured the new Director of Sports that his doors are widely open for advice that will move the Sports Council forward and urged staff to work assiduously for the growth of Sports and the state. 

Pius Henwan will continue as General Manager of Plateau United until the end of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Football League which comes to a close this weekend and the completion of this year's Federation Cup where the Peace Boys are pitched against Ingas of Enugu in the round of 16 of the competition.

He is expected to hand over to the secretary of the Club immediately after the NPFL and the Federations Cup pending the appointment of a substantive General Manager of the Club.

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