From Nick Yashi, Jalingo
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has disclosed that the state would continue to partner the state’s Community and Social Development Project CSDP, for the infrastructural development at the grassroots.
Ishaku disclosed this in Jalingo on Wednesday when during the disbursement of funds to communities across the state for various development projects.
Represented by the deputy governor Haruna Manu, Ishaku noted that CSDP projects are cost effective, requiring much less to execute without compromising the quality of work done.
“Taraba state government is committed to empowering youths and women groups for self sustenance. Last week, we empowered almost five hundred persons.
“This partnership with CSDP would augment the efforts of the state in this regards to boost the industrial revelation that we are working towards bringing about in the state”.
Gov Ishaku said that out of twenty projects that were awarded last year, Thirteen had already been completed and handed over while seven others are at various stages of completion.
He urged the people to ensure that the funds were used in executing the projects for which they were meant and not to be diverted I to other purposes or personal use.
Earlier, the General Manager of CSDP Mr Irmiya Danjuma said that Taraba state was among the states that have shown enough commitment to have the CSDP partnership.
Irmiya appreciate the state government for his commitment towards rural development and called for a prudent use of the funds to fastrack development in the state especially in the rural areas.