Members of the Taraba State House of Assembly Committee on Justice, Judiciary and Cabinet Affairs has just screened five (5) Commissioners and Chairman of the Taraba State Civil Service Commission.
The nominees were submitted to the Assembly for screening by HE the Executive Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku.
The screened nominees include:
(a) Chief John Mamman – Chairman
(b) Dauda Mamman – Commissioner I
(c) Julius Taru Bitako – Commissioner II
(d) Philip Kundila – Commissioner III
(e) Alh. Abubakar Zubairu – Commissioner IV
Also screened was Justice Emmanuel Dodo as ex officio State Judicial Service Commission.
His Excellency, Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has sworn some top members of his cabinet comprising of the Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Anthony Jellason; Chief of Staff, Rt. Hon. Istiphanus Haruna Gbana and Special Adviser on Political Matters, Hon. Abubakar Bawa.
Similarly, the Chairman and members of the Taraba state House of Assembly Service Commission were also administered with the oath of office.
The Governor in his remarks congratulated them and charged them to see their new field of assignment as an opportunity to serve the state and not otherwise.
He reminded them that it is not enough to be in the office but that they must render a selfless service that will in turn add reasonable speed to the developmental agenda of this administration and urged them to use their esteemed offices to engage partners who are of like minds to bring reasonable progress in the state.
Gov. Ishaku however, pleaded with the public not to distract them by mounting unnecessary political throws but to allow them to put in their experiences on the wheels as they render their selfless service to the people
The Governor wished them well as they join him in making progress for the good of Taraba and the glory of God.
In response, the newly sworn SSG Hon. Anthony Jellasson who spoke on behalf of the appointees thanked the Governor for giving them the opportunity to serve.
He pledged that the confidence reposed on them will not be taking for granted and assured the Governor and the people of Taraba of their unflinching efforts in making sure that they put in their best as true servant.
Hon. Anthony said their loyalty to the government will be 100% and not 99.9.
The event which took place at the Government House Executive Chambers, Jalingo was attended by His Excellency, the Deputy Governor Engr. Haruna Manu; the Speaker, Taraba state House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abel Peter Diah; the State Chief Judge, Justice Philibus Andetu; the State PDP Chairman, Hon. Victor Bala Kona; Head of Service, Hon. Simon Angyu, Members of the Taraba state House of Assembly,Traditional Rulers among others.
The Honourable Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.(DCN) Peter Abel Diah and the entire Honourable Members heartily congratulate His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Taraba State Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku and the good people of the State on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the creation of Taraba State as signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Baba Dahiru Jen.
“Your Excellency, our dear State has come a long way within 28 years of its creation. We have witnessed a series of physical and infrastructural developments in our political and socio-economic history occasioned by successive administrations.”
“Your Excellency, you came on board when the state was engulfed with a myriad of security problems and other challenges but within your short stay in office as the Executive Governor of Taraba State, your visionary leadership qualities has brought unprecedented changes to the good people of Taraba State through your “Rescue Agenda” which are evident in the numerous projects you have executed and the prevailing peace now being enjoyed in a significant part of the state.
“Your Excellency, we know you as a man of greatness and strong character. We commend you for your prompt response in addressing the recent cases of kidnapping and banditry in the state. We continue to pray for your successes as we wish Taraba the best under your reign.”
“While we are not unmindful of the recent security challenges in the state, we want to commend security apparatus in the state for their gallant and relentless determination in trying to curtail kidnapping and banditry activities.”
“It is our hope that they will continue to step up efforts to make Taraba a safe haven. As law makers, we will continue to be committed to the rule of law, economic development and value added decisions for our dear state. As always, we look forward to an ever increasing cordial relationship towards good governance and ensuring peaceful co-existence among the people of Taraba State.”
“On behalf of the Honorable Members, Taraba state House of Assembly, I wish to join millions of well-wishers within and outside the state to congratulate you and the good people of Taraba State at 28.”
Long live Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku
Long live Taraba State House of Assembly
Long live Taraba State
Long live Nigeria.
The Taraba State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of Hon. Justice Philibus Andetur as the substantive Chief Judge of Taraba State.
The confirmation followed a letter brought to the house by the Executive Governor of Taraba state, His Excellency, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku seeking for the confirmation of the nominee.
The Speaker has equally directed the clerk of the House to communicate the resolution of the House to His Excellency.