By Dan Sule-Jalingo
Residents of Jalingo, Taraba state capital have expressed optimism on improving their livelihood and the development of the state by Governor Darius Ishaku’s led administration.
They expressed their views in an interview with Radio Nigeria Correspondent ahead of the official inauguration of the Governor and his Deputy Engineer Haruna Manu for the second term scheduled to take place tomorrow at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo.
They also stressed the need for the Governor to focus more on education, skills acquisition, infrastructure as well as to agricultural sector with a view to booting the economy status of the state.
Other areas they want the Governor to give priority including health, environment, tourism as well as job creation for the teaming unemployed youth in the state among others.
However, as part of preparation for the inauguration of the new government in Taraba state, Chairman of the inauguration committee and Commissioner of information and reorientation Simon Dogari is expected to brief the Press this afternoon at government House Jalingo.
Meanwhile in a statement signed by the senior special assistant to Governor Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu said the Governor had early this week officially declared his assets in compliance with the requirements for all public office holders in the nation’s constitution.