The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, today announced Professor Steve Ugbah, Prof Steve Ugbah as the Director General of the Ortom/Abounu Governorship Campaign Organization.
Ortom made the announcement at a meeting with Professor Ugbah and his supporters at the Smile View Hotel in Makurdi.
Leaders of the various support groups pledged their support and requested Chief Dr Ortom to integrate them into his campaign organization and other party activities.
Professor Ugbah had presented Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, and his running mate, Engr Benson Abounu, to his supporters to work for the ticket to win the 2015 race in the state.
Prof Ugbah contested against Gov Suswam in 2011 and he is one of those who had been aggrieved with his emergence as candidate. This appointment puts paid to the rumours of crisis in the campaign organisation due to choice of Director-General.