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This page consists of all infomation about the Ministry of Information and Reorientation ranging from its functions, present and past Commissioners, Present and past Permanent Secretaries and Agencies under the Ministry.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Information and Reorientation was established on 27th August 1991 and is currently under the leadership of Hon. Danjuma Anyeze Adamu who is the Commissioner.

Functions/Achievements of the Ministry

Functions of the Ministry:

  1. Propagation and interpretation of the policies and programmes of the State Government.
  2. Enlightenment and mobilization of the public for the support of Government policies and programmes.
  3. Implementation of all official activities relating to information dissemination in the state through the electronic print, visual (Film) and oral media.
  4. Provision of policy on public re-orientation.
  5. Coordinates, supervise and check excesses of all media houses, organs and bodies operating on public re-orientation.

Achievements of the Ministry:

  1. Digitalization of Taraba Television (TTV).
    Construction of New Studios at TTV permanent site.
  2. Fencing of TSBS.
  3. Purchase of 300kva generating set for TSBS.
  4. Provision of Internet Services at Jalingo Airport.
Agencies Under the Ministry

Agencies in the Ministry:

  1. Taraba Television Corporation (TTV).
  2. Taraba State Broadcasting Services (TSBS).
  3. Government Printing Press.
The Honorable Commissioner

Commissioner of Information and Reorientation, Hon. Danjuma Anyeze Adamu

Commissioner of Information and Reorientation, Hon. Danjuma Anyeze Adamu.

Hon. Danjuma Anyeze Adamu was born on the 12th of June 1953. He hails from Wukari  L.G.A. and is married with four children. He likes reading, traveling and listening to news.

Hon. Danjuma began his educational pursuit at Native Authority Primary School Wukari from 1960 -1965 where he enrolled into Government Secondary School Lafia between 1967-1971, after which he proceeded to Collage of Journalism London from 1973-1975 and also attended City and East London Wallbrook Collage in 1975. He also attended Center for Business Studies and University of London in 1980-1982. Later went to University of Jos where he read Law from 1995-2000, also attended Nigerian Law School Bagauda Kano 2002-2003.

His professional achievements include,

  • Member Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ)
  • Member Bar Association (NBA)
  • Member Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
  • Fellow Institute of chartered Trustees Nigeria

His other achievements include;

  • The Press in International Understanding, sponsored by the Indiana University USA and the US information Service in Nigeria. (1977).
  • Political reporting sponsored by NUJ Center for Foreign Journalists, USA and the US Information Service in Nigeria 1990.
  • Taxpayer Education Program, organized by Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) 2014.

Hon. Adamu has attended the following workshops;

  • Participating in a team of 14 leading Nigerian Journalists for two weeks working tours of media organizations in the German Federal Republic, sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Institute of International Partnership Bonn 1981.
  • Member of a select group of students (Comparative Government Class) of the University of London on a two weeks study tour of government and non-governmental organizations in selected cities in Romania.

POLITICAL APPOINTMEMT 

  • Resource person at a seminar for key officials of local government councils in Taraba State 2006.
  • Taraba State Adhoc Committee 2001
  • Member Aku-Uka’s advisory committee
  • Advisers on legal media/public affairs 2001

PUBLICATIONTS

  • The Jukun and their King 1983
  • Issues in Jukun Tiv conflict 2002
  • Showers of Blessing: The autobiography of Ibrahim Sangari Usman as told Danjuma Adamu (2005)
  • The Sketches of my Life: Autobiography of Dr. Shekarau Angyu MAsa-Ibi, CON Aku-Uka, Kuvyon II as told to Danjuma Adamu, 2015.
The Permanent Secretary

Information coming soon.

Past Commissioners
Past Commissioners that served in the Ministry are given in the Table below;
S/NNAMEDURATION
1Rt. Hon. Anthony Inusa Simon Dogari 2018 - 2019
2Rt. Hon. Anthony Galadima Danburam August, 2015 – 2018
3Hon. Emmanuel Bello 24th November, 2014 – 2015
4Hon. Ateh Sale Kundu 11th November, 2013 – 2014
5Hon. Emmanuel Bello 14th June, 2011 – 2013
6Alh. Aminu Jika 25th May, 2011 – 2013
7Hon. Dandikulu Bala S.-
8Hon. John Musa-
9Barr. Tanko Mohammed-
Alh. Inuwa Gassol-
Hon. Samusi Abwage-
Past Permanent Secretaries
Past Permanent Secretaries that served in the Ministry are represented in the Table below;

S/NNAMEDURATION
1Taninga Danjuma 2016 - 2019
Mr. Amos WanmiSeptember, 2015 – April, 2016
2Mrs. Emily G. Nyame 5th January, 2015
3Mrs. Suzi Nathan
26th May, 2014
4Mr. Isaac Mella 3rd November, 2014
Mr. Major Abba23rd January, 2014
5Mrs. Lydia Ambitumi 17th April, 2012
6Alh. Aliyu Saleh M.
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7Mrs. Saratu Nuhu 22nd November, 2011
8Alh. Hassan Adamu 4th July, 2007
9Mrs. Asabe Mai’angwa
-
10Mr. Charles Mijinyawa
-
11Mr. Joshua Musa

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12Alh. Habu Sani Kona-
13Mr. Joshua Garba
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14Mr. Jacob Kami
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15Dr. Umar
-
16Mr. Barau Banti Nyako -
17Mrs. Suzi Nathan26th May, 2014