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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.

Covid-19: Gov. Ishaku Commission’s a Remodeled GeneXpert Laboratory

Covid-19: Gov. Ishaku Commission’s a Remodeled GeneXpert Laboratory

The Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Engr. Haruna Manu commissioning a testing facility at Specialist Hospital, Jalingo.

The Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Engr. Haruna Manu commissioning a testing facility at Specialist Hospital, Jalingo.

Governor Darius Ishaku  had on Friday 28/08/2020 commissioned a remodeled GeneXpert laboratory for testing Covid-19 within the Specialists Hospital Jalingo.

This testing facility adds to the number of treatment facilities the state currently has which can be said as increasing the capacity for managing COVID-19 in the state.

While inaugurating the new facilities, Governor Ishaku said that the state government had previously commissioned a 100-bed isolation and treatment facilities within the state, which he assured citizens of a sound testing center to be provided soon.

The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Engr. Haruna Manu, said today’s commissioning is in fulfillment of his promised while commissioning the 100 beds isolation center few months ago.

He added that his government will also provide sample collation centers across the state and they will be located at Ardo kola, Wukari, Takum, Gassol and Sardauna local government areas.

Governor Ishaku further said that the state’s COVID-19 technical committee will remain the central management emergency response by the state government and the need to test will be surveillance driven and based on a clear case definition, he added.

 

 

Gov. Ishaku Receives Award from Mambilla Beverages

Gov. Ishaku Receives Award from Mambilla Beverages

Gov. Ishaku received an Award of Excellence from Mambilla Beverages Nigeria Limited.

Gov. Ishaku received an Award of Excellence from Mambilla Beverages Nigeria Limited.

The Mambilla Beverages Nigeria Limited today (24th August 2020) gave an Award of
Excellence to His Excellency, Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku at the government house Jalingo.

The Governor who received the Award of Excellence as “the Best Developer and Promoter of Tea in the Country” expressed his gratitude to the company and assured of his continuous support for better and improved production.

It can be recalled that the Mambilla Beverages Nigeria Limited was among the moribund
companies that was rescued by the administration of Governor Ishaku as most of their operational machineries were replaced with modernised equipment which resulted in an optimal output and better quality tea.

 

New CPS Tasked Tarabans to Support Peace Efforts Established By Gov. Ishaku

New CPS Tasked Tarabans to Support Peace Efforts Established By Gov. Ishaku

Elder Illiya Bekyu Akweh, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Darius Dickson Ishaku

Elder Illiya Bekyu Akweh, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Darius Dickson Ishaku

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Illiya Bekyu Akweh has tasked Tarabans to support the peace efforts established by Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.

The Chief Press Secretary stated this when Youths of Kurmi Local Government Area Paid him a solidarity visit in his office at the Government House Jalingo.

He said Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has rescued all sectors of the State which was made possible through the rescue mission stating that people of the state must embrace peace to keep enjoying democratic dividends.

Iliya Akweh, crave the indulgence of the people of Kurmi Local Government Area to shun sentiments of varying degree in order to forge ahead.

The Chief Press thanked Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for appointing him as his Chief Press Secretary recalling that he was first appointed in two thousand and fifteen by the Governor as the first gazetted Deputy Chief Press Secretary.

He promised to reciprocate the magnanimity of the Governor and also be a good Ambassador of the people of Kurmi Local Government Area.

Some of the Youth during the visit to the new CPS.

Some of the Youth during the visit to the new CPS.

Earlier, Chairman of Tigun Youths Jalingo Chapter Williams Yakubu said they were at the office of the new CPS to thanked Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for finding one of their own worthy of the CPS position.

Yakubu also thanked Governor Darius Ishaku for appointing many sons and daughters from Kurmi in his cabinet and prayed God to reward him kindly.

On his part,Chairman of Ndola Youth Jalingo branch Abraham Sambo pleaded with the new CPS to use his office to help many youths who are unemployed in Kurmi Local Government Area.

He promised the unalloyed support of all youths in Kurmi to the leadership of Governor Darius Ishaku.

Commenting,Chairman of Ichen Youths in Jalingo Fwati Tukura recalled that since Nineteen ninety nine the people of Kurmi have not benefitted from political appointment like they are enjoying under the pragmatic leadership of Governor Darius Ishaku.

Tukura, mentioned the appointment of the Commissioner of Budget and planning Solomon Elisha and many others in his cabinet.

Youths from the various wards of Kurmi Local Government Area were represented during the visit.

 

Photo Speaks: Traditional Marriage of Kairi Darius Ishaku and Dooyum Held on 8th August 2020

Photo Speaks: Traditional Marriage of Kairi Darius Ishaku and Dooyum Held on 8th August 2020

 

Some photo shots at the traditional marriage of Kairi Darius Dickson Ishaku, the daughter of Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba State and Dooyum which took place on the 8th of August 2020 at Cyda Hotel, Abuja.

Congratulations Kairi Darius Ishaku and Dooyum.

May God Bless your New Home.

Gen. T.Y Danjuma was also present at the ceremony..

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Gov. Ishaku Commends the Minister of Power on his Performance

Gov. Ishaku Commends the Minister of Power on his Performance

Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has congratulated the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman for wheeling over five thousand megawatts of electricity onto the national grid.

This was reported by the Special Adviser to the Governor on New Media, Hon. Osborne Adi.

The Governor who made the commendation while playing host to the Minister in his office today in Jalingo said it was heartwarming that in spite of all challenges within the sector, he was able to achieve the feat.

He invited the Minister to join him in the task to build a new Taraba state, adding that their political party differences should be a reason for them to work together in order to improve power supply in the state.

He said he was impressed with the good working relationship between the two of them. He therefore, challenged other political office holders from the state at the national level to emulate the good gestures of the minister.

Earlier, the Minister informed his host that he was in his office to update him on the progress of work on the Mambilla Power Project as well as to pay the traditional sallah homage.