- Just 17 days to the end of his administration, the governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has done the unthinkable
- Governor Ishaku commissioned an incomplete housing estate in Taraba state on Thursday, May 11
- The construction of the 500 housing units estate began in 2017 and is yet to be completed in May 2023; it was named Darius Dickson (DDI) Ishaku Garden Estate
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state, on Thursday, May 11, commissioned an unfinished housing estate.
According to a report by Premium Times, the eponymously named housing estate, Darius Dickson (DDI) Ishaku Garden Estate, is built along the Airport Road in the state’s capital, Jalingo.
Construction firm handling Darius Dickson estate building revealed
Meanwhile, the state government began the construction of the estate of 500 housing units in 2017, but the report further indicated that the estate is yet to be completed as of May 2023.
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The report further stated that the project was a public-private partnership with a developer, Wesany International Concept Ltd.
PDP governor approves N2bn for purchase of vehicles for himself and deputy
Legit.ng reported earlier that the Taraba state governor had approved the sum of N2 billion to purchase cars for himself, his deputy and their wives.
Governor Ishaku and his wife will receive cars worth N1.3 billion, while the deputy and his wife will receive cars worth N750 million.
It was gathered that the governor accented to the money at the last State Executive Council (SEC) he led.
The source revealed that Ishaku based his approval on the premise that he and his deputy had been using the cars from the previous administration.
Northern governor buys luxury cars for 260 traditional rulers
In another development, at least 200 traditional rulers in Zamfara state have received brand-new cars, including Cadillac 2019 Model.
The vehicles were distributed to the monarchs at the Government House, by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III.
According to Governor Matawalle, the gesture was in recognition of the status of the traditional institution as custodians.