In a bid to address shortage of medical personnel across the 16 local government areas of Taraba State, the state governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku, disclosed that his administration since assumption of office has recruited 101 nurses.
Speaking to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Jalingo through his senior special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Sylvanus Yakubu Giwa, said the recruitment of the nurses were made to close the existing manpower gap in the health sector in the state, he explained that the governor since assumption of office has also touched all sectors of the economy of the state, and“Economic wise, businesses that long ago depend on fuel to power generators now enjoy transformation as the cost of fueling and maintenance is shelve, opening up possibilities of wider profit margin” noting that t Ishaku in his effort to re-position the manufacturing sector further channeled resources to the Mambilla tea factory in Kakara town in Mambilla plateau.
“As part of the private empowerment initiative, the company took delivery of new equipment’s to boost the production capacity and improve the tea quality for consumption” he added
He informed that the governor within short time in office has further rehabilitated long abandoned roads across the state, stressing that road infrastructure has been at the center of his administration