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Three months after taking a 2.6bn loan, Taraba State House of Assembly has secretly approved a request by Gov. Darius Ishaku, to access another fresh loan of 4.5 billion naria from Zenith Bank, Taraba Truth and Facts can authoritatively.

The Speaker of State House of Assembly, Abel Peter Diah in a plenary last week read a letter requesting for the loan and approved it without allowing members to debate it.

The letter sighted by our reporter indicates that the loan will be used to meet some financial obligations of the state.‎

Last year December the State Assembly had approved a loan of 2.6bn for the state‎ but residents of the state are kicking against it.

Taraba Truth and Fact gathered that the state government has taken over N13 billion in the last three years.‎

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