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Wukari LGA Elders ask Gov. Ishaku to contest for 2nd Term

Elders from Wukari Local Government Area has asked Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku to contest the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.

The disclosure was made when the Elders paid a solidarity visit to Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku at the Government House Jalingo.

Responding, Governor Darius Ishaku thanked them for their show of love and solidarity stating that they are the first group to ask him to contest in the next gubernatorial race.

The Governor assured Tarabans of his commitment to carry everybody along in his administration regardless of tribe and religion.

He called on people from the Southern part of the state to be United and form a formidable front in view of the forthcoming elections.

Governor Ishaku, regretted the lack of peace in some parts of the state attributing it to the handwork of sponsors outside Taraba, urging them to pray fervently for God to expose and punish the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

The Governor frowned at the ongoing workers warning strike, despite efforts he has made on the prompt payment of their salaries, describing it as an act of ingratitude.

He maintained that his administration would always initiate viable programs that have direct bearing to the lives of the people despite lean resources at his disposal.

Samuel Danjuma Gani,
Former Deputy Governor, Taraba State.

Earlier, Spokesman of the Wukari Elders forum who was a former Deputy Governor in the state Samuel Danjuma Gani, said they were at the Government House to thank him for achievements recorded in Wukari since he came onboard as Governor which made them ask him to contest in the next election for him to continue with his good work.

He enumerated the achievements of the Governor in Wukari to include Restoration of peace, Renovation of the Wukari General Hospital, Creation of Chiefdoms, Construction of the Wukari Tsukundi road and others.

Danjuma Gani, described Governor Ishaku as a courageous leader who through the creation of new chiefdoms has addressed injustices meted on the people in the past.

Members Representing Wukari one and two Pius Sabo and Josiah Aji, Head of Service Simon Istifanus Angyu, Retired Permanent Secretaries, Advisers of the Aku Uka and other known Wukari Elders were at the function.

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