PDP G-5 Leader, Ortom Finally Reveals Why He Is Working With Top APC Governor
- The governor of Benue state Samuel Ortom has finally shed light on his relationship with his Ebonyi state counterpart, Dave Umahi
- Ortom on Sunday, disclosed they are both working to end the incessant conflicts between the Ezza community of Ado local government and Ebonyi State
- Ortom also revealed that a peace meeting will be held between the two states to put a stop to the crisis and return the people back to their homes
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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Sunday, January 29, revealed the real reason why he is working with Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state.
Ortom hinted that he and Umahi, a governor under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), were working assiduously to end hostilities between communities at the borderline of both states, Daily Trust reported.
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Ortom dropped the hint during the Thanksgiving Mass for the official commissioning of a Catholic Parish House built at Holy Cross Parish, Ogbolokuta, Ulayi in the Ado Local Government Area of the state.
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The PDP governor noted that for the hostilities between the people of the Ezza community of Ado local government and Ebonyi State, he was working in collaboration with Governor David Umahi to end the incessant conflict between the two brothers.
Ortom further disclosed that the peace meeting between the two state governments will be held in the area as a show of commitment to bring the crises to a stop so that the people will return to their homes.
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The real reason why Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, did not attend the PDP campaign rally in Enugu recently has been revealed.
According to a report by Daily Independent, Ikpeazu did not attend the party's event because of the death of the party governorship candidate in Abia, Professor Uche-Ikonne Chikezie.
This was disclosed by Chief John Okiyi Kalu, director of strategic engagement, Abia PDP Campaign Council, through a statement issued on Saturday, Janaury 28th.
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Legit.ng reported earlier that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue accused his southern colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of causing the collapse of the zoning principle in the main opposition party.
On the contrary, the Benue governor saluted the courage of his counterparts in the All Progressives Congress (APC) for deciding to move the presidency to the south.
Speaking on Thursday, January 19, Ortom accused the southern governors of chickening out after they had reached a decision to move the presidency to the region.