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Gov. Agbu Kefas Explores Collaborative Path to a Safer Taraba with DSS Director General

Gov. Agbu Kefas Explores Collaborative Path to a Safer Taraba with DSS Director General

In a strategic step towards enhancing the safety of Taraba State, His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas, paid a visit to the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Yusuf Magaji Bichi.

The meeting was convened to delve into the far-reaching impacts of the DSS’s swift response to intelligence reports originating from Taraba State.
Governor Kefas expressed his aspirations for strengthened collaborations and continued success as the Taraba State government partners with security agencies in its relentless pursuit of a more secure Taraba.

“I must commend the DSS for their dedicated service in safeguarding Taraba State,” Governor Kefas stated. “The intelligence reports have been instrumental in maintaining peace and security in our beloved state.”

He requested the construction of staff quarters for DSS personnel in Taraba State, emphasizing the importance of providing a conducive and secure living environment for these dedicated professionals.

In response, Director General Yusuf Magaji Bichi offered his congratulations to Governor Agbu Kefas on his recent electoral victory, expressing his confidence in the Governor’s leadership.

The DG assured the Governor that the Department of State Security Service will continue to offer its steadfast support to Taraba State in the interests of peace and security.

Boundary Commission Director General Meets Governor Kefas to Tackle Inter-Boundary Disputes – Emmanuel Bello

Boundary Commission Director General Meets Governor Kefas to Tackle Inter-Boundary Disputes – Emmanuel Bello

In a crucial step towards resolving inter-boundary conflicts, the Director General of the National Boundary Commission paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Governor Agbu Kefas today.

The discussions focused on ending inter-boundary skirmishes, particularly with Benue state. Governor Kefas expressed his commitment to collaborating with neighboring governors to address broader boundary issues.

He emphasized the shared mission of reconciliation with Rev Fr. Alia of Benue state and the potential for their partnership to yield remarkable results.

Gov. Agbu Kefas Seeks Enhanced Security Collaboration With Nigeria Navy

Gov. Agbu Kefas Seeks Enhanced Security Collaboration With Nigeria Navy

In a significant development at the Naval Headquarters in Abuja, His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas expressed his eagerness to forge a partnership with the Nigeria Navy to bolster security measures in Taraba State, particularly in the riverine areas. The Governor’s visit was marked by a heartfelt reunion with his Navy associates, including his course mate from the 42nd regular course at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).

Emphasizing the importance of securing Taraba’s riverine regions, which share borders with neighboring states and Cameroon in the south, the Governor articulated, “Taraba’s extensive riverine areas are of utmost concern. We are here to request your invaluable support and collaboration to ensure the safety of our people and their property. Security is a matter of national importance, and we believe the Nigeria Navy can provide the necessary assistance.”

In response, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla, expressed gratitude for the Governor’s visit and pledged to establish a dedicated committee in coordination with the Taraba State Government to assess the areas in question. Notably, Governor Agbu Kefas, a member of the 42nd regular course, will head this committee.

The Naval Chief further affirmed the Nigeria Navy’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding the region.

The Governor’s delegation included prominent figures such as Speaker Taraba State House of Assembly Hon Kizito Bonezena Senators Haruna Manu and Jimkuta, as well as Representatives Hon. Lauya, Hon Jafaru Ciroma and Hon. Mark Useni. Additionally, Barrister Zainab Usman, the Commissioner for Information and Reorientation, and the Commissioners for Women Affairs and Transport were part of the esteemed entourage.

Kefas Palliative Market: Gov. Agbu Kefas Inspects Market Site

Kefas Palliative Market: Gov. Agbu Kefas Inspects Market Site

In a proactive move to alleviate the potential impact of subsidy removal on essential commodities, H.E Dr. Agbu Kefas’ new initiative known as the “Kefas Palliative Market” is set to become a hub where goods will be available at subsidized prices for the benefit of Tarabans.

Governor Kefas carried out a site inspection of the market located in Pantinopu, marking a significant step toward its realization.

The commitment of Taraba state to prioritize its citizens is resounding, as the Governor affirmed, “In Taraba, we will always put our People at the forefront of anything we do.”

The Kefas Palliative Market initiative reflects this dedication to the well-being of the community, aiming to provide relief during challenging times, such as the recent subsidy removal.

This market promises to be a lifeline for Tarabans, ensuring access to affordable essential goods when they need it most.

Taraba First Lady Partners With UNESCO, Others; Launches ‘the Save Our Future Project 2023’

Taraba First Lady Partners With UNESCO, Others; Launches ‘the Save Our Future Project 2023’

In a significant move aimed at transforming the future of Taraba state, the Taraba First Lady, in collaboration with her Agyin Kefas Care Trust Foundation, Oneworld Initiative for Sustainable Development, and esteemed partners, including UNESCO, has officially launched the Save Our Future Project 2023.

The announcement, made today, underlines a shared commitment to combat the issue of street children and empower women throughout Taraba state.

“Together, we’re steadfast in our commitment to eradicating street kids and empowering women in Taraba state.”

“Let’s continue this crucial work, hand in hand, to build a brighter, more prosperous future for our beloved community,” she said.

This ambitious project promises to address pressing issues, bringing hope and prosperity to the community.

The call to action is clear – join hands to build a brighter and more prosperous future for Taraba, because our future depends on it.

Wukari General Hospital Handed Over to Federal University as Teaching Hospital

Wukari General Hospital Handed Over to Federal University as Teaching Hospital

His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas has officially transferred the management of Wukari General Hospital to the Federal University of Wukari, designating it as the university’s teaching hospital.

The handover ceremony took place at the state exco chambers in Jalingo, and it was officiated by the state’s Attorney General, Yakubu Maikasuwa. Notable attendees included the Secretary to the State Government, G.T Kataps, Commissioner for Health Dr. Bordiya Bama, and Commissioner for Information and Re-orientation Barr Zainab Usman Jalingo.

This move reflects the state government’s commitment to improving healthcare and enhancing medical education. With Wukari General Hospital now under the university’s management, students will benefit from hands-on training in a clinical setting, better preparing them for their future careers.

The partnership between the state government and the Federal University of Wukari is expected to elevate healthcare services in the region and strengthen the university’s role as a center for medical education and research.

Governor Agbu Kefas’s decision is a significant step toward improving healthcare and education in the area, showcasing the potential of collaborations between government and academia. This marks a promising future for both healthcare services and aspiring medical professionals in the region.