Management of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments led by the resourceful Director-General, Prof. Abba Isa Tijani took the Tin City of Jos by storm on the 17th and 18th of June 2022 while holding the 2022 Annual Management Retreat and also performing the official Commissioning of the newly upgraded Jos Museum Exhibition Gallery.
The three-day events which kick-started with an Inspection Tour of facilities in the Jos Museum institutions culminated in the Management Retreat and an eventual Commissioning ceremony of the upgraded Jos Museum Exhibition Gallery by His Excellency, the Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong who was represented by a permanent Secretary, Mrs. Mary Dashan.
At the retreat, a veteran archaeologist and former Director of Research Planning & Publications at the Commission, Dr Musa Oluseyi Hambolu, and the Director of Legal Services, Bar. Babatunde Adebiyi both delivered lectures on the theme of the retreat which focused on repatriation and safeguarding of Nigerian Cultural Artefacts.
A host of NCMM Directors and Curators from 53 Stations across the Country attended the events.