Nigeria's Taraba State Feels Governor's Absence

The deputy governor Garba Umar will temporarily take control of the state after the governor Danbaba Suntai was injured in a plane crash.
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Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Garba Umar

  • Nigeria:  Taraba Assembly Confirms Garba As Acting Gov

    Daily Trust, 15 November 2012

    The Taraba State House of Assembly yesterday passed a resolution mandating deputy governor Umar Garba to serve as acting governor pending the return of Governor Danbaba Suntai from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Taraba Assembly Declares Suntai's Deputy Acting Governor

    This Day, 15 November 2012

    In line with the provisions of section 190 sub-section 2 of the 1999 constitution (as amended), the Taraba State House of Assembly Wednesday mandated the Deputy Governor of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Taraba Assembly Confirms Umar Acting Governor

    Leadership, 15 November 2012

    Taraba state house of assembly yesterday confirmed the state deputy governor Alhaji Garba Umar as acting governor following the plane clash accident the state governor Mr. Danbaba ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suntai's Deputy Gets Assembly Nod to Serve As Acting Gov.

    Daily Trust, 14 November 2012

    The Taraba State House of Assembly has adopted a resolution mandating Deputy Governor Garba Umar to function as Acting Governor while Governor Danbaba Suntai receives treatment in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Taraba Assembly to Decide On Deputy Governor's Status Thursday

    This Day, 14 November 2012

    There are strong indications that Taraba State Governor, Mr. Danbaba Suntai, who is presently recuperating in a German hospital after surviving a plane crash may return to the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Rumble Over Taraba, Enugu Governors Absence

    Daily Trust, 13 November 2012

    There is considerable disquiet in Taraba and Enugu states over the lack of official information on the medical conditions of their respective governors who have been out of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Taraba State - After the Crash, Who Governs?

    This Day, 6 November 2012

    The plane crash involving the Taraba State Governor has raised a number of moral, legal and constitutional issues, writes Femi Falana, SAN read more »