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Taraba state Governor Darius Ishaku has challenged the rescue Watch team to be proactive in dealing with problems bedevilling people at the grassroots.

Governor Darius Ishaku said this while addressing the rescue Watch team which comprises of the grassroots watch team and Revenue mobilisation team at the government house Jalingo.

He said the Rescue Watch team are to start government intervention through repairs of boreholes and dilapidated schools before full government intervention.

The Governor who received  Various reports from the teams decried the attitude of some teachers and nurses in the state who do not show up for work and promised to support the rescue watch team in their quest to conduct a census in all schools in the rural areas including nurses.

Ishaku maintained his doggedness towards the industrialisation of the state and scores the team above fifty percent.

Speaking, State Deputy Governor Haruna Manu, task people at the grassroots to always maintain government property.

He said since it is the responsibility of government to provide facilities to them, can augment it by maintaining them for their use.

The Deputy Governor thanked his boss for his resilience towards the development of the state and solicited prayers from Tarabans to enable the rescue team to succeed in the state.

Also speaking the chief of staff government house administration, Rebo Usman called on contact persons of the rescue watch team to shun truancy in the discharge of their duties.

Rebo Usman who is the Coordinator of the program said since the contact persons are closer to its citizens are expected to report problems facing the people promptly to the various SSAs on grassroots matters or the state secretariat.

He thanked Governor Darius Ishaku for acknowledging their efforts and promised to improve on the task ahead of them.


Various Commissioners who spoke at the meeting commended Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for his development initiative in their various ministry’s