Select Page

Eight Inmates Granted Pardon by Gov. Ishaku

The Executive Governor of Taraba state, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has granted pardon to eight inmates under the Prerogative of Mercy.

This was contained in a Press Release dated 30th September 2020 and signed by the Cheif Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Iliya Bekyu Akweh.

It states that the pardon granted prisoners by the Governor is pursuant to powers conferred on him by Section 212 sub section one (c) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999.

It states that the inmates are serving various terms of imprisonment at the Serti and Wukari Custodial Centres in the state.

According to the Press Release, those who have regained their freedom from the Serti Custodial Centre includes;
1. Humtaro DD Abanda
2. Sani Alhaji Baushe
3. Tancy Mtseikyaa
4. Ali Lawan

While those from the Wukari Custodial Centre are;
1. Habibu Mohamme
2. Habilu Altine
3. John Lamido
4. John Bulus

To this end, the authorities of the Nigerian Correctional Service Serti Satellite Custodial Centre and Wukari Custodial Centre are hereby directed to give immediate effect to the Order and discharge the inmates accordingly.

Chieftaincy Affairs: Gov. Ishaku Appoints More Chiefs

Chieftaincy Affairs: Gov. Ishaku Appoints More Chiefs

His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has approved the appointment of more Chiefs.

This was contained in a Press Release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Iliya Bekyu Akweh and dated 28th September 2020.

They are;

1. Alh. Kabiru Gidado Misa, Second Class Chief of Bakundi Chiefdom.

2. Alh. Abubakar Mahmoud Adamu, Second Class Chief of Jibu-Bali Chiefdom.

3. Tse Daniel Kikong, Third Class Chief of Bika-Ufeb Chiefdom.

4. Alexander Gankwe, Third Class Chief of Shibong Chiefdom.

It states that the appointment is based on the Powers conferred on the Governor under the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) Laws of Taraba State 1997.

It states that all appointments are with immediate effect.

Gov. Ishaku Receives Ndola People; Promises Them More Amenities in Ngada Development Area

Gov. Ishaku Receives Ndola People; Promises Them More Amenities in Ngada Development Area

Ngada People visits Governor Ishaku.

Ngada People visits Governor Ishaku.

Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has advised those who are unhappy with the creation of chiefdoms in the state to channel their grievances through the appropriate channel.

Governor Ishaku who was reacting to complaints in some quarters on the exercise said his administration decided to create chiefdoms as a way of enhancing development in the state.

Ishaku spoke when a delegation of Ndola people worldwide came to thank him in Government House, Jalingo on Monday for taking modern amenities to their domain.

He frowned at those complaining about the creation of chiefdoms and advised them to come out with their complaints. He said government would address such complaints if they were found to be genuine.

He described the discovery of Ngada by his wife, Barr Anna Ishaku as a landmark achievement of his administration and praised her for her courage and vision.

He promised to continue to assist Ngada Special Development Area to develop and to provide modern amenities to the people.
Speaking earlier, Caretaker Chairman of the Development Area, Pastor Joseph Nagombe thanked Gov Ishaku for giving the Ndola people an identity and providing them with modern amenities.

The Ishaku administration has built a clinic, a police post and has promised to build a road that would further enhance transportation in and out of the area.