Ishaku’s score card in Taraba: Setting agenda for a second term

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Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku will on May 29 take a fresh oath for a second term in office as the governor of Taraba State. Our Correspondent in Jalingo, NATHANIEL GBAORON chronicles his achievements in the last four years and what the people of Taraba expect from him in his second term.

For many in Taraba, the Rescue Mission of Arc. Darius Ishaku has restored hope and raised the bar of expectations of better things to come as he is re-elected for a second term of four years in office.

Amina Abdul, who resides in Shauya area of Jalingo and makes her living through sales of cucumber, told our reporter that the people of Taraba did not make a mistake of electing Governor Ishaku into office in 2015.

Amina, who was full of smiles while speaking with our reporter said the governor’s achievements had surpassed many across the country. She enumerated prompt payment of workers’ salaries, rural and urban roads construction, provision of water, youth empowerment among others as the key areas the governor has changed the lives of Taraba people in the past nearly four years.

“Before, I used to sell provision, but since I ventured into the business of selling cucumber, my profit has doubled what I used to make.

“I still maintain my provision store close to Aungwan Fulani where I also sell cucumber, green pepper and Irish potatoes, but as you can see I am hawking cucumber and what I make in a day is far more than what I used to sell in the shop,” she said.

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