Am Thinking About Contesting For Senate, Says Gov Ishaku

As the 2023 General election draws near political activities have started manifesting in different forms as different political groups are beginning to drum support for the preferred politcians.

Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku is one politician in the entire North East region who have started enjoying this political previlage as different political groups have endorsed him as their preferred politcian for the Senatorial position in the Southern Taraba Senatorial zone in 2023 general election.

Governor Ishaku while reacting to the call by many political groups who came out in their numbers to welcome him when he went to bury his Uncle in Donga Local Government area of the state said he has seen his pictures on billboards as his people are urging him to contest for the seat of senate in 2023.

“I have come here to bury my uncle Mr Bako Bobzom and there was a mamort crowed who welcomed me In Takum and Donga, I have seen many posters with my pictures on them as my people are calling me to contest for Senatorial seat in southern zone in 2023, while I am here I also learnt that another group in Jalingo went to the PDP Secretariat to do the same thing, but I will think about their demands to see if I will continue to render my services to the good people of Taraba State”. He said

Also, a leader of a political group known as DDI Support Group Mr. Ibrahim Samuel who spoke to our Correspondent said they were drumming support for the Governor to contest the senatorial election because he has brought development in various parts of the state as a governor and they believe he will do more as a senator in the southern zone.

” We have seen how Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku is changing the face of Taraba especially in the areas of education, water supply and Agriculture if he could do this as governor of 16 local government area in Taraba state then we believe that when he becomes a senator controlling only 5 local government areas in southern senatorial zone, more development will come to the zone, that is why we are calling on him to contest for the seat of Senate in the 2023 generial election”. He stated

Also, Governor Ishaku while reacting on the recent award of best performing Governor of the year given to him by the Nigerian Institute of Arcihtectics, said the award is one of his best achievements as a governor as it came from his colleagues Arcihtectics.

“Receiving the award of the best performing Governor of the year by my colleagues in the Nigerian Institute of Arcihtectics is the best award I have ever received, this is because the people who gave me the award were able to itemized in details what I have been able to achieve in the state as a governor, how they got this details is a surprise to me, for insurance they mentioned how the Taraba State University has been able to grow from being the 170 Universities to the 20 best University in Nigeria, this award will spore me to do more in the state”. He said

Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku who also is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Arcihtectics was elected governor of Taraba State in 2019 for the second term and his tenure will end in 2023, hence the call by his people for him to contest for the Senatorial position in the southern Taraba zone where he hails from.

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