Taraba state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, accused Governor Darius Ishaku and the state authorities of allegedly victimizing native authorities workers suspected to be APC supporters.
The state APC publicity secretary, Mr. Aaron Artimas in a press assertion issued to journalists in Jalingo, described the motion as determined disgrace and unacceptable.
In response to the APC, it has obtained a heart-wrenching and grieving report of the victimisation of some civil servants and group leaders in Sardauna Local authorities by the Taraba state authorities over their perceived partisanship.
“The experiences point out a brazen and malicious switch of some senior officers by the Local Government Service Fee on the directives of the state authorities.
“The unruly motion additionally impacts some senior title holders in the neighborhood.
“In response to the switch letters from the fee, two officers every had been transferred to Zing, Ibbi and Lau, whereas three others had been despatched to Karim Lamido Local Government Space, even because the native authorities workers battle with deprivation from unpaid salaries, starting from 4 to eight months.
“The Wakilin Kaka, Alhaji Abubakar Hamman Adama; the Wakili Kaka Kabir, Alhaji Usmanu J. Buba; and the Danmasnin Mambilla, Alhaji Babangida Umar have additionally been suspended from the Mambilla Conventional Council.
“We’re being advised that this illegal motion was executed a number of days after the overwhelming reception accorded to an APC Home of Meeting Candidate for Mbamga constituency and former Speaker, Taraba State Home of Meeting, Hon Peter Diah.
“The APC in Taraba State is miffed and disenchanted that the state authorities will stoop so low and interact in an illegal act just because it has misplaced its means in a fruitless or aimless rescue mission that has solely introduced ache, distress and despair to the great individuals of the state.
“This is identical PDP administration which through the years just about conscripted civil servants and group leaders of their election course of, forcing them to “ship” their Models or Wards in addition to participating them straight in election rigging.
“We’re conscious of the present predicament of the state authorities over its whole failure in all aspects of governance and the attendant stark actuality of shedding the subsequent election, however to resort to this illegality can solely worsen their case.
“Apart from, it’s settled within the case of Balarabe Musa Vs INEC, that civil servants have the constitutional proper to take part in politics or assist events of their alternative.
“In view of this, APC hereby strongly request the state authorities to cancel this odorous, insensitive and unlawful motion with instant impact, to avail civil servants some respite as they grapple with the dizzying and debilitating hardship attributable to the unhealthy governance within the state.
“The PDP must be planning a peaceable exit, as an alternative of stocking the embers of hate and rancour.
“We interesting to revered leaders of the state to intervene by calling the federal government to order on this disgraceful and unjustified motion in opposition to the residents,” the APC alleged.
In the meantime, Alhaji. Belo Yero, the state everlasting Secretary Bureau for native authorities and chieftaincy affairs didn’t reply to calls and texts messages despatched to his cell phone over the allegation.