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The Taraba State Governor, Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku has approved the composition of a technical committee on COVID 19 to ensure adequate control and sensitization of the state’s population on the outbreak of CoronaVirus

This was contained in a Press Release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Hassan Mijinyawa, MCIPR.

According to the Press Release, the technical committee which is expected to expand stakeholder engagements and enhance sensitization campaign across the state has the following members,

1. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakai,- Chairman

2. Commissioner of Information & Re-Orientation, Barr. Danjuma Adamu -Member

3. Commissioner for Urban Development, Hon. Saleh Sa’ad – Member

4. Permanent Secretary. Ministry of Health, Dr. Ebenezer Kuku Apake – Member

5. Director of Public Health, Dr. Abe Agbu – Member

6 Director Epidemiology, Dr. Udi Aketemo – Member

7. Chief Medical Director, Specialist Hospital, Dr. Alex Maiangwa – Member

8. Chief Medical Director, FMC, Jalingo, Dr. Attah Dangana -Member

9. Executive Secretary, Health Services Management Board, Dr. Micah Madaki – Member

10. Executive Secretary. State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Aminu Hassan – Member

11. State Coordinator World Health Organization, Alh. Faruk Umar – Member

Mr Columbus Garba Umar is to serve as Secretary

The Inaugural/Stakeholder meeting of the technical committee will take
place at shield Hotel Jalingo on Thursday, 26 March, 2020 by 10′ o’clock in the morning