By Samson Zanunga.
Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku says it is only when there is an enabling environment, that sustainable development can be guaranteed in any clime.
He stated this while playing host to the Editor-in-Chief of Africa Magazine, Mr. Kayode Soyinka in the Office at Government House Jalingo.
The Governor who expressed joy over the work done by the magazine in showcasing the abundant wealth of the State and it’s people assured that his administration is focused on developing the State regardless of the paucity of funds.
According to Governor Ishaku, there is no better way of showcasing the natural resources of the State than through a medium like the African magazine whose publisher, he described as a man of deep insight and passionate about Nigeria and the African continent.
“let me state it here that we will do our best as a government to meet the yearnings of our people through the provision of sustainable development in the key sectors of our economy”, he said.
Earlier, Mr. Kayode Soyinka stated that, Taraba is a miniature Nigeria where the best of the best in terms of natural resources and agriculture is in abundance.
He harped on the need for government to do it’s best in no small measure to lift the State to a more developed level.
“You have a good man as your Governor and he is passionate about developing the State. Taraba has the potentials to be a great State that Nigeria and the rest of Africa can be proud of”, he noted.
Highlights of the visit was the presentation of copies of the latest edition of the magazine to the Governor.
Present at the visit were top government functionaries and heads of board and parastatals.