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Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku on Monday receives Executives of NIPSS Course 41 who are on a Strategic study tour to the state in series of his public meeting after his controversial withdrawal from public.
The Governor first appears at Arrow of Deliverance Ministry Nukkai Jalingo on Sunday in company of his Commissioners and large Advisers.
The governor who joined the service midway  did not address the congregation during the service but his appearance douse tension in the state over his rumored ill-health. Days after his returning from a long vacation, Governor Ishaku was not seen in public, sparking a heated debate over his health status.
The governor also cancelled many of his public engagements since he arrived.
Meanwhile residents of the state are however saying the governor should go more than appearing in public but swing into action to tackle mirage of problem facing the state.
Resident said they were disappointed that the governor has not used his public appearance to address some state issues begging for urgent attention.
A group Taraba State Concern Citizens while welcoming back the governor to the state said many issues required urgent attention from the governor.

Comr. Bawa. Sadiq Haruna  said the governor should brief the state on  the Tiv's and Jukun crisis; raising spate of  kidnapping in the state  and what he is doing to end the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Taraba State University chapter  which has crippled activities at the state varsity.
The union had accused the state government of not showing committed to ending the ongoing strike
Haruna reminded that while the governor was away on vacation more than fifty people were kidnapped, hundred killed and properties worth millions were destroyed in ethic crisises that rocks the southern part of the state.

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