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Government Printing Press

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Government Printing Press, Jalingo was established in 1997 and is currently under the leadership of Mr. Ishaka Zakari, who is the Director and the Government Printer.

Functions of Government Press:

The functions of the Government Press include;

Printing of Government Classified Documents, file jackets, Gazettes, Letter headed papers, Programmes and others.

Achievements:

The achievements of the Government Press are as follows;

  • Building of Pit Toilet for Males and females.
  • Plant generator.
  • Building of Commercial Office.
  • Standard Gate.

Acting Director/Government Printer

Mr. Ishaka Zakari, an Acting Director with the Department was born on 25th October, 1958 and hails from Wukari. He is married with Twelve (12) children.

He started his educational career at Wukari Central Primary School and Wukari East Primary School from 1965-1967 abd 1968-1971 respectively.

He then proceeded to St. Pauls’ Secondary School in 1972 after which he attended Federal Training Center, Kaduna in 1972, R.T. Briscoe Pressmen’s School, Lagos in 1977, Monotype Nigeria Training School, Lagos from 1987-1992 and College of Education, Jalingo (Now Zing).

He enjoys Listening to Music and Football.

Individuals that served as Government Printers in the past are represented in the Table below;

Names Duration
Mr. Matthew Komande 2013 – 2015
Mr. Danjuma Ambikpu 2007 – 2013
Mr. Moses Umar 2006 – 2007
Mr. Peter T. Jen 1992 – 2006