Latest Taraba State Online News Headlines For Today
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Good day, and welcome to the latest Taraba State online news headlines update for today, Monday, October 7th, 2019, on Concise News.

Taraba INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner Dies In Maiduguri

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in Taraba State, Baba Abba, has died, Concise News reports.

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Public Relations Officer of INEC in the state, Fabian Vhamhi, confirmed the report to Channels Television via a telephone on Sunday.

Vhamhi said Abba died Sunday night in Maiduguri after a protracted illness.

The remains of the deceased has since been laid to rest according to Islamic rites in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

Concise News understands that Abba was a part of the result collation exercise for the presidential election in Taraba, but gave way for the Governorship due to his illness. Read more here.

Taraba Govt, World Bank Seek Support To End Out-Of-School-Children Menace

The Taraba Government and the World Bank on Thursday sought the support of the Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr Shekarau Angyu, to tackle out of school children menace in the state, Concise News reports.
Samson Ada, the Permanent Secretary, Taraba Ministry of Education,  made the appeal during  a courtesy call on the monarch in Wukari.
Ada said that the state ministry of education with support from World Bank was  determined to ensure that children of school age had access to quality education in the state.
The permanent secretary solicited the Aku Uka’s support to ensure that children of school age got enrolled in schools so as to secure their future and guarantee a peaceful society.
“We are here to appeal to you to use your office as Chairman, Taraba Council of Chiefs,  to assist in sensitising the people to the dangers of increasing incidents of out-of-school children.” Read more here.

And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Taraba State online news headlines. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.