The swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed Commissioners has been set for July 18, 2023, at 11 a.m., according to the Chief Press Secretary to the Executive Governor, Yusuf Sanda. The ceremony will take place at the Government House Exco Chambers.
The Executive Governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas will preside over the eagerly awaited ceremony. The honour of giving the newly appointed Commissioners their oath of office has been bestowed upon Honourable Justice Joel Filibus Agya, the State’s Acting Chief Judge.
It is important to note that the Taraba State House of Assembly recently thoroughly reviewed the list of commissioners that had been provided by the Executive Arm along with a description of each one’s responsibilities. The House of Assembly gave its unanimous approval following careful examination, reiterating the nominees’ qualifications and fitness.
All Commissioners-designate, Permanent Secretaries, and other distinguished government officials are to take a seat by 10:30 a.m.
The Executive Governor of Taraba State, Dr Agbu Kefas has banned the issuing of receipts for all timber products and mining activities by any Ministry, Department, or Agency.
This was contained in a press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yusuf Sanda.
It states that the affected MDAs should please note and comply, accordingly.
In response to the escalating communal conflicts in certain areas of Karim Lamido Local Government Area (LGA), the Executive Governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas has announced an immediate 24-hour curfew, effective from July 2nd, 2023.
The declaration came through a press release issued by Yusuf Sanda, the Chief Press Secretary to the Executive Governor.
The primary objective of the curfew is to restore peace and ensure the safety of residents in Karim town and its surrounding areas. The recent upsurge in communal tensions necessitated this decisive action to prevent further violence and protect the lives and property of the people.
To enforce the curfew, security agencies have been given strict instructions to ensure compliance. Any individual or group found violating the order will face legal consequences in accordance with the law.
Governor Agbu Kefas urges all ward heads, village heads, traditional rulers, and stakeholders in Karim Lamido LGA to be aware of this development and cooperate fully. Their cooperation and support are crucial in maintaining peace and order during this period of unrest.