By Kamil Opeyemi
Akume, a former governor of Benue, was appointed on Friday to handle administrative organisation of the new government.
The new SGF, who is taking over from Mr Boss Mustapha, took the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Office.
The governors include AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, Father Hyacinth Alia of Benue and former governor of Nasarawa, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr FolasadeYemi-Esan and the spouse of the new SGF, Mrs Regina Akume also attended the event.
The new SGF was the Senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial District from 2007 to 2019.
He was also the Minority Leader of the Senate from June 2011 to June 2015.