Darius Ishaku

Darius Ishaku Biography / Profile

Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku was born on 30th day of July 1954, to Mr Ishaku Istifanus and Mrs. Naomi at Lupwe, now in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba State. He was the fifth of ten children.

Darius Ishaku Age

Darius Ishaku is 67 years old.

Darius Ishaku Early Life

He attended St. Bartholomew's Primary School, Wusasa, Zaria, in 1961, and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1967. He proceeded to St. Paul's College Kufena, Zaria, for his secondary education, in 1972, where he sat for the West African Examination Certificate (WASC) exams. In the same year he secured an admission with Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria for his Advance Level Education, which was then a requirement for gaining admission into university, and he passed out in 1974. In 1974, he was admitted into school of Architecture Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Architecture in 1977. In the following year he enrolled for a Master's of Science (MSc.) Degree in Architecture and graduated with a distinction in 1979.

Darius Ishaku Career

He enlisted for the one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme during which he served with the Imo State Ministry of Works and Housing till 1980. After his service year he enrolled for vocational jobs at the Gongola State Housing Corporation in Yola. Soon after, he went ahead to pursue a Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning,

His professional career started off in 1980 as an Architect with Inter Design Partnership, but resigned after a year to join Bestarc International Association, where he rose to the position of a Director in 1983. In the same year he registered his company, Excelare Partners an Architectural Planning and Engineering firm where he acted as Managing Director.

With several decades of architectural practice and experience along with an insatiable thirst for higher academic laurels, he began a PhD program in Architecture also at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria in 2007.

Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku is a Registered Member of the Nigerian Institute Of Architects, and became a Fellow of the Institute of Architecture (FNIA). He is also a member of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners.

He contested for the 2015 Gubernatorial elections under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and emerged winner, however he was in a court battle with his opponent senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan who took him to court and after a series of cases Darius was the declared the winner of the governorship election in the state in 2016. He won the initial gubernatorial election and was elected Governor of Taraba State after winning the subsequent re-run election.


Darius Ishaku Personal Life

Governor Ishaku is happily married to Her Excellency Barrister Mrs Anna Mbasughun Darius Ishaku and the union is blessed with children.

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