The Hon. Commissioner of the Ministry, Jigem H. Johanes, hails from Sardauna Local Government and was born 25th March 1963. He is married with four (4) children.
He began his Educational career at Mbamnga Central Primary School from 1973 to 1978. He proceeded for his Post-Primary Education at Government Teachers College, Gembu from 1978 – 1983. He proceeded further to College of Education Hong, Gongola state from 1984 – 1987 and the University of Calabar for his first degree from 1989 – 1991.e is a Member of Teachers Council of Nigeria.
Mr. Jigem Johanes is a Member of Teachers Council of Nigeria.
Awards and Honours
Achievers Award Taraba State.
Sardauna Youth Forum Certificate of recognition and hard work.
Commendation by the State P.D.P chairman for hard work and physical development.
Commendation for P.T. A activities by Taraba State Teaching Service Board.
Best Evangelist – Nigerian Christian Corpers Fellowship, Port-Harcourt in 1991.
He has attended the following workshops to enhance his performance on the job.
All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary School (ANCOPSS) Professional Continuous Mandatory Training workshop in Gombe – November 2005.
HIV prevention for Orphans and Vulnerable Childcare Training – Nov. 2008.
All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary School (ANCOPSS) National Conference from 1995 – 2014.
National sensitization workshop on promoting Mambilla Plateau as a tourist destination in 2008.
Drug Abuse Enlightenment Workshop by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gembu.
He was appointed as Commissioner of Education.
Jigem Johannes: The development of the Highland Tea on the Mambilla Plateau. College of Education Hong in 1986 – 1987.
Jigem Johannes: The Effect of Counselling on Career Choice Among Students. A case study of Gembu town in Gongola state – 1991 (University of Calabar).