Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has pledged his unwavering commitment towards the development of Taraba state.
The Governor stated this in his address at the TEKAN/ECWA third quarter Thanksgiving combine service at the Mainbowl of theJolly Nyame Stadium Jalingo.
He said his administration has done a lot to rescue all sectors of the state and blamed the attitude of some people who are trying to distort peace in the state by fueling crisis as a factor hampering development.
The Governor advised Christians to always give thanks to God in every season.
In his message, the Guest Speaker who is the President of the Lutheran Church World Wide, Filibus Musa Panti who spoke on the theme “He Holds Victory for the Upright” said God is a defense to the upright that is why he takes their pains and sufferings.
He advised Christians to always maintain integrity in all that they do because integrity is earned and cannot be purchased.
The Lutheran President posited that Prior to Independence, there was hope for the Nation Nigeria but at fifty nine, things are yet to take shape stressing that the younger generation would hold those at the helm of affairs accountable for abandoning the Nigeria project.
In his Goodwill message, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Abel Peter Diah assured Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of the Assembly’s resolve to create an enabling environment that will take the state to greater heights.
On his part, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Isaiah Magaji Jirapye thanked TEKAN/ECWA for organizing the service tasking Christians to reject anything that will disunite them.
The Service featured Scriptural reading from Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku, Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly and Chairman ECWA Taraba District Church Council Reverend Jonathan Nyebe.
There were also Presentation of merit awards to Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for his outstanding contributions to the development of the state and selfless service to the Christian Community by TEKAN/ECWA and for his victory at the last gubernatorial poll in the state and at the election petition tribunal by new life for all, women wing.