Dr. John Tor Tsuwa attended Government secondary school Gboko and passed out in 1995. Before his appointment as the Chairman of BSIEC, he was a lecturer with the Department of Political Science, Benue State University, Makurdi and also a resource person to many research organizations including the Open University of Nigeria. He is a member of many professional bodies such as American Association of International researchers (AAIR), Fellow, French Research Institute in Africa (IFRA), Member and Benue state Chairman, Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), National Science and Research and Education Association (NASHER), Member and National Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA). He is also currently serving as the North Central Zonal Coordinator of the Nigerian Political Science Association. Tsuwa has co-authored a book and has also edited five books, published 26 chapters in books and has 14 well researched articles in journals and periodicals in his area of specialization. He has also presented over 17 papers at both local and international conferences. Tsuwa is happily married to Ufa Tor Tsuwa and the marriage is blessed with Sena and Ivim Tor Tsuwa.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, charged the Benue State Independent Electoral Commission, BESIEC, to conduct council polls in the state as soon as possible.
Gboko Government Secondary School Old Students Association (G-GOSSOSA Set "95) paid courtesy call on the Chairman of Benue State Independent Electoral Commission Makurdi (BSIEC).