Governor Samuel Ortom
Ochobo added that nothing in the President’s speech made a direct or tacit allusion to the exoneration of “Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria,” as TYO recaptures it; or any other group from the killings in Benue or elsewhere in Nigeria.
- The APC governorship candidate in Benue, Emmanuel Jime, and his party have filed a petition challenging the electoral victory of Gov Samuel Ortom.
No fewer than 15 dead bodies were reportedly recovered on Thursday, April 11, at Vaase settlement in Ukum local government area of Benue state as communal clashes between Jukun and Tiv communities in the state and Taraba continue.
All the government activities have been put on hold in Benue state as ministries and other government agencies shunned duties following Governor Samuel Ortom's annual three-week vacation.
The chief press secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Terver Akase, has decried the constant verbal attacks on his boss since he was declared the winner of the Benue state governorship election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cruised to another landslide victory in Benue as the party swept 23 out of 30 seats at the state House of Assembly.