Governance has been thrown to dustbin in Taraba – Senator Bwacha
Jethro Yerga, Jalingo
The gubernatorial candidate of APC for the 2023 general elections and Senator representing Taraba South Senatorial Zone, Distinguish Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, has frowned at the manner in which Taraba State is been govern by the PDP led administration under the leadership of His Excellency Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku.
The senator in an interview with journalists in Jalingo, stated that Taraba State which used to be a united state and more of a family in spite of its diverse ethnics and cultural groups, is now going through an unimaginable destruction and disunity that requires serious prayers from every person to restore the glory of the state.
Senator Bwacha who said he was in the state at the moment specifically for peace building among the aspirants who lost out in the Primary elections, pointed out that, the state was currently sitting on a precipice as the entire process had been thrown to dustbin.
“Governance in the state has been thrown to dustbin. The destruction is so much and still counting. Infact, the last minute destruction is the most devastating because am aware that even infrastructures that are developed are now on the verge of been sold and the money taken by an individual because of his share greed and primitive accumulation.
“We must have to stop governance of the state from been reduced to a family business. We must have to restore the glory of the state’s finance, decency and good governance.
“We did not start like this. I have the blessing of God to be among those who where involved in the civil regime in Taraba When the first civilian government was installed in 1992. I was also a player and I know it was not like this.
“In Taraba State now, our dear state, you will be in a tricycle (Keke NAPEP) and will not know that the rider is a Special Adviser to the Governor. This is truely unspeakable and unacceptable and shouldn’t be associated with a state that is craving for development”. He added.
He stated that if elected, his administration would leave no stone unturned towards ensuring that it promote good governance and restore confidence in the minds of the good people of the state.
The APC candidate further expressed joy over the release of the first Civilan Governor of the state, Rev. Jolly Nyame, following the presidential pardon granted him by President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that they were highly encouraged to be identified with him shortly after his release because he is a political father of the state whom most of them had served under his cabinet.
Senator Bwacha disassociated himself with politics of thuggery and cautioned all his supporters to desist from every form of evil, maintaining that “the weapons of my warfare are not canal”.