Posts Tagged ‘Ortom’

Benue Gov, Ortom Describes Attack On Zulum’s Convoy As Shocking, Sad

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, describing the incident as shocking and sad. The incident resulted to the death of 15 persons combining Soldiers and Policemen as several others suffered injuries. The Governor gave the disclosure in a statement signed by […]

#COVID19: PDP Calls For Prayers Of Recovery For Umahi, Ortom’s Wife

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for more prayers for speedy recovery of Ebonyi state Governor Dave Umahi, the wife of Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Eunice, as well as other Nigerians who have tested positive to COVID-19. The party, in a statement on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the […]

#COVID19: Benue State Renews Ban Against Religious, Social Gatherings

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has reversed his earlier decision to reopen religious centers in the state, citing the importance of human life over social gatherings as one of his reasons. Governor Ortom announced this today while briefing journalists at the Benue People’s House, Markurdi. “I appreciate Benue people. I thank them, I also appreciate […]

Ortom: No going back on Benue grazing law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, said yesterday the state government would not repeal or amend the extant grazing law despite mounting pressure from several quarters. Ortom, who gave the assurance while inspecting impounded cattle at the quarantine unit of the state Ministry of Agriculture, directed the state Livestock Guards to seize livestock grazing in […]

How I was attacked by herdsmen – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Monday revealed that some Fulani herdsmen who invaded his farm in Makurdi shot at him and some livestock guards. Ortom who stated this on a program, “issue of the moment”  he featured in on the state radio aka Radio Benue said he had to invite troops of Operations […]

“Ortom’s victory, a missed opportunity for Bunue to witness true transformation” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State has said the Supreme Court verdict which affirmed the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a missed opportunity for Benue to witness true transformation in all strata. State Publicity Secretary of APC James Ornguga, in a statement, said their governorship candidate, […]