Good day, and welcome to the latest Taraba State online news headlines update for today, Friday, October 18th, 2019, on Concise News.
Here are the latest Taraba news headlines
Why Taraba Governor Ishaku Must Be Impeached – Envoy
Nigeria Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, has urged the Taraba State House of Assembly to urgently commence process of impeachment against Governor Darius Ishaku for alleged gross violation of the constitution, fraudulent misappropriation of state funds and incompetence.
Amb. Ardo, who made the call on Wednesday while interacting with journalists in Jalingo, said that it would amount to great misrepresentation if the House continued “to look the other way” when the obvious impeachable offences on the part of the Governor continued unabated.
He alleged that the decision of the governor to continue to use Caretaker Chairmen for the administration of local governments in the state and non-compliance with the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) directive and other glaring abuses of office were enough reasons for the legislature to step up its checks and balances. Read more here.
NSHIP Delivers Health Services To Over 2 Million Women, Children In Taraba – Coordinator
The Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) says it has delivered health care services to more than two million women and children across eight pilot local government areas of Taraba in the last two years.
The state Coordinator of the project, Dr Ubanus Ezekiel, disclosed this in Karim-Lamido, headquarters of Karim-Lamido Local Government Area of the state on Thursday.
Ezekiel said the World Bank-funded project was being executed in collaboration with the Taraba State Primary Healthcare Development Agency.
The coordinator who spoke while launching the project in the area, said the programme was aimed at increasing health care delivery and use of high impact maternal and child health interventions and to improve the quality of health care being made available to the people of the state. 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.