Jethro Yerga, Jalingo

The Taraba State Commissioner of Works, Hon. Irmiya Hamman-Julde has assured the good people of Taraba State that the Executive Governor of Taraba State, Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku would complete all his ongoing projects before the end of his administration.

The commissioner gave this assurance at a press briefing held at the Press Center Jalingo, the Taraba State Capital.

He stated that the speedy work at the sites of some of the ongoing projects being executed by the governor is a clear indication that the Governor would finished all the projects before he finally bowed out as the Executive Governor of Taraba State.

“I want to assure you that the Governor, His Excellency Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku is not only determined to complete all his ongoing projects. He is going to complete and commission them before the end of his tenure”. He stated.

While highlighting some of the road projects which the governor had successfully completed, the commissioner identified Jalingo-Kona Lau dual carriage way Phase1, Takum- Katsina Ala Road, Magami Road Network Phase 1-3, Joly Nyame Way, Federal Medical Center- Donga Road and THU to TADP Road among many other roads which the Governor has successfully completed.

Some of the roads which the commissioner mentioned as being at an advanced level of completion include; Jalingo dual Carriage way which began from NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp – Kpanti Napu along Yola Road, , Tsukundi-Wukari road which is about 30km, Bali Serti- Gembu Road about 230km, Maraba Abon-Bayelsa Road also about 82km , Takum Chanchaji Road which is about 40km and the Fly Over at the Road Block Jalingo alongside its 6 pedestrian bridges and pedestrian work ways among many other projects.

Hon. Hamman Jul-de also noted that some of the road projects being carried out by Governor Ishaku in the state are Federal Government projects but the governor in his magnanimity had decided to take on the projects owing to the economic importance of the roads to the people of Taraba State and their neighbors.

He said when the roads are finally completed, they would reduce congestions, ease transportation of material resources and as well, add to the beauty of the Taraba State..

The commissioner who said Governor Ishaku is ready and willing to award many other projects after the ongoing ones, applauded the Governor’s giant strides towards rescuing Taraba State in all  facets of life and  for finding him worthy to serve in his administration as Commissioner of Works.

He equally commended all staff of the Ministry for their commitment and hard work, attributing all the achievements under the Ministry to their unity, doggedness and dedication to their duties

The commissioner however, appealed to the Federal Government to reconsider its decision of not paying back money for its projects which are carried out by the State Governments, maintaining that when such funds are paid back, it gives the State Government momentum to embark on several other projects that would be beneficial to the people of the state in particular and the country at large.


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