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Don’t Arrogate To Yourself Divine Powers- Ortom’s CPS Tells Akume


By Pila Daniel

Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Terver Akase, has described as unfortunate, comments credited to the Senator representing Benue North West that he 41456150_10212561081604810_6125859648957317120_nwill remove Governor Ortom in six months.

Mr Akase who stated this today, at the Benue Peoples House, said the All Progressives Congress leader in Benue was arrogating to himself powers belonging only to God and that of the majority of Benue people who voted Governor Ortom into office.

He said the senator had attempted to remove the Governor with only eight members of the State Assembly through impeachment and failed because it was an illegality and wondered why he was still day dreaming.
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I Will Rather Lose Than Win Through Violence- Ortom

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has declared that he would prefer to lose next February governorship election than win it through violence. images (2)

He said this as he urged politicians in the state to eschew violence as the 2019 general elections approach. 

Ortom said this on Thursday at St Vincent De Paul Quasi Parish, Aliade, near the capital of Makurdi,  during a funeral mass for late Emmanuel Ayargwer, a retired magistrate. 

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God ‘ll Always Shame Our Enemies – Ortom


By Jimin Geoffrey

Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that those conniving with enemies of the state to 40396290_2194936023914732_7518027320330813440_nexecute clandestine agenda will always be put to shame.

He spoke today at Chihichan, Mbakume in Gwer-East local government area during the burial of late David Upuu, elder brother to the Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Internal Affairs, Mr. Boniface Nyaakor.

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Benue: Makurdi Resident Afraid Of Imminent Flooding

The residents have expressed fear of imminent flooding of the state capital owing to the high volume of rain in the last few days.

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The state which is already experiencing signs of flooding in various parts has in the concurrent years always been affected by flood during the rainy season.

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