The government and people of Taraba state wish to thank all who attended the wedding solemnization of their son, David Gibuya Ishaku and his lovely wife Dorcas which took place in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital on Saturday, 28th July 2018. Thank you once again and God bless you in all your endeavors.
Mr. and Mrs. David Darius Ishaku
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with David Darius Ishaku and Dorcas David Ishaku, who were joined as husband and wife in Jalingo Saturday.
Represented by FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, the nation’s leader sent his heartfelt greetings and wished everyone a successful occasion.
In his appreciation, the chief host of the occasion, Gov Darius Ishaku, appreciated the president for honouring the occasion and others too.
Meanwhile, it was a roll of honour of the nation’s men of timbre and caliber. Among those present at the governor’s son’s wedding were: 9 serving Governors including Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau state, Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, Gov. Abubakar Tambuwal of Sokoto, Secretary to the
Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, FCT Minister, Bello Mohammed who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, former governors, Babangida Aliyu, Ibrahim Shekarau, Attahiru Bafarawa, Ramalan Yero, Idris Wada and Boni Haruna.
Chairman of the occasion was TY Danjuma who was represented by the former minister, Obadiah Ando.
Mr. and Mrs. David Dickson Ishaku joined in Holy Matrimony at CRC-N Jalingo.
David Darius Ishaku, Taraba Governor’s son, Darius Dickson Ishaku, was on Saturday joined in holy matrimony to Dorcas Shekari, at the Christian Reformed Church in Nations (CRCN) Jalingo, amidst pomp and pageantry.
In a Sermon delivered by Bishop Anglican communion Jalingo, has as its topic, “Purposes of Marriage” took his reading from the book of Gen. 2:18.
According to him, there is a purpose for every divine agenda and that man is not a product of chance or an afterthought.
“God has a purpose for creating every human being. Marriage also exists for a purpose. For God said I would make him a helpmate. People celebrate ceremony but beyond ceremony there is marriage. People who don’t know the purpose of marriage abuse it”, he stated.
He listed the five purposes of marriage to include: act as spiritual reinforcement, marriage was created to provide help, marriage is instituted for procreation, marriage exists for companionship and to avoid sexual immorality.
Legendary gospel music artiste, Panam Percy Paul, led a special ministration, preceded by the wife of the governor and mother of the groom, Anna Darius Ishaku who rendered a special number with her schoolmates at Gindiri Old Students Association (GOSA).
Gov. Darius Ishaku in like manner with his schoolmates at St Paul’s Boys School Wusasa Zaria (1972 set), also rendered a special number to the delight of the congregation.
The son of the Taraba State Governor, Gibuiya David Ishaku weds his bride Dorcas Bala Shekari today, 28th July, 2018 at CRCN Church, Doruwa, Jalingo. Gibuiya is an Electrical Engineer while Dorcas is a Medical Doctor.
Several dignitaries from the length and breadth of Nigeria are already in Jalingo to attend the wedding. The wife of the Taraba state Governor, Barr. Anna Ishaku organized a dinner party at the wedding eve for her guests at the Government House, Jalingo.
Governor Darius Ishaku, also attended the dinner, which together with his wife, danced merrily to the admiration of special guests present.
Some of the notable guests include wives of Governors and deputy Governors of Nassarawa, Bauchi, Kaduna, Plateau and several others, including wives of Senators and Hon. Members.
There was traditional dancing, live bands, eating and drinking with rib cracking jokes to entertain the guests and make them feel at home.
We wish to welcome our teaming guests from all over Nigeria and wish the couple a happy married life.
In preparation for the 2019 general election, a youth group under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba state on Saturday launched project win your polling unit for governor Darius Ishaku.
Project win your polling unit is a group formed by PDP youth in the state, aimed at sensitizing voters on how to chose their leaders come 2019, and as well canvas support for governor Darius Ishaku for second term.
Performing the ceremony at the banquet hall of the Catholic Cathedral mile six Jalingo, chairman of the occasion Barr. Yusufu Akirikwen who is also the Taraba state attorney general and commissioner for justice commended the group for coming up with a great initiative that would help give PDP it desire victory come 2019.
Akirikwen said if voters at the wards and units level are properly sensitized, the victory for governor Darius Ishaku and the PDP as a whole would be a landslide.
Earlier, coordinator of the group ( project win your polling unit for governor Darius Ishaku) Hon. Terna Anzamber said they were moved to form the group by the spirit of governor Ishaku’s achievements in the state in other to make Taraba become one of the greatest states in the country.
Anzamber stated that the group was convinced to canvas support for governor Ishaku, base on the governor’s track record of achievements in the state, mostly in the areas of rural infrastructure and social amenities to alleviate the initial deplorable condition of the people of state.
Elder Dennis Orkuma Nev, the Taraba state coordinator new partnership for African development, on his part commended the group (project win your polling unit for governor Darius Ishaku) for having the interest of Taraba state at heart by supporting governor Ishaku for his 2019 governorship bid.
Nev charge members of the group and other well-meaning citizens of Taraba to teem up with governor Ishaku to actualize his second term ambition come 2019.
In a renewed bid to cushion the hardship of the Ramadan fast, the Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Peter Diah, has donated food items to Muslims of his constituency in Sardauna Local Government Area.
The Speaker stated that the gesture was done to uphold the objective of the Ramadan which is, sharing with the less privileged and to show his support to his own people.
He stated candidly, “ I cannot give you all you need during this spiritual period, but the little I provide is to support you during this fast as one of the objectives of the exercise is sharing with the less Privileged.
“My request to our Muslim faithfuls during this time is a plea for the maintenance of the sacredness of this holy month. Let us pray for peace so that we can have a united Mbamnga Constituency, Sardauna Local Government Area, Taraba State and the Country at large.
“Let us also not forget to pray for our leaders both traditional and political so they can succeed in their efforts as they keep working for a United and prosperous nation” he pleaded.
The food items were distributed to the eight wards and 48 polling units in his constituency.