The ceremony which was attended by former President Goodluck Jonathan and several serving and former governors drew a large crowd from all parts of the country.
Both the church auditorium and the reception arena were filled beyond their capacies.
President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor.
The Taraba State Deputy Governor, Engr. Haruna Manu and his wife, speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Albasu Kunini and virtually all members of the House, members of the state Executive Council, traditional rulers, chairmen of all the Local Government Council Areas and their spouses and many other federal and state governments officials from around the country were also in attendance.
Traditional troupes from Taraba State were also fully there to provide entertainment at the reception and other side events organised as part of the ceremony.
– Bala Dan Abu, Special Adviser to the Governor.
(Media and Publicity)