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I performed very well in my first term- Gov. Ishaku

I performed very well in my first term- Gov. Ishaku


Taraba state Governor, Darius Ishaku has said that he won re-election because he performed 'very well' in his first term.

The governor who spoke to journalists on his victory,‎ revealed he was happier winning a second term, because “it shows I have served the people well and they want me to continue. It is better to serve than to be served.”

Ishaku revealed that his second coming was to “consolidate” on the gains of what his administration did in the first four years.

“The first term was a foundation laying stage. Now, we are going to erect the building and provide the roof to complete the structure,” he said.‎‎


The governor said he sees ‎his second coming as an opportunity for him to heal all the ethnic, socio-political and religious wounds in the state.

“The campaigns for the elections, in a way, have shaken the foundation of our unity as a people. Peace that we all labored collectively to achieve was gravely threatened on the altar of sentiments that we need not promote.

“My reelection is to heal the wounds of divisions in Taraba state. Therefore, I extend the olive branch across political borderlines to build a relationship that will enable all of us serve our people creditably."‎

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