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Governor Samuel Ortom

28 Jul
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has directed the demarcation of Bonta and Ukpute communities in Konshisha and Oju local councils of the state for sustainable peace.
13 Nov 2018
Sir: The decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, Benue State chapter, which welcomed and ticketed Governor Samuel Ortom as its governorship candidate for the next coming general elections has shown how flippant (unserious) the party is towards the coming governorship election in the state. Instead of the party to learn from its previous mistakes, the…
22 Oct 2018
Former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has restated his commitment to work with his successor, Governor Samuel Ortom, towards the 2019 polls for the interest of the state. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate revealed at the weekend how the Tiv Traditional Council under the leadership of Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, brokered…
25 Aug 2018
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has again, raised an alarm that Fulani herdsmen are planning to kidnap, torture and kill him along the Makurdi-Lafia highway. He said this at an interactive session with the Church, traditional rulers and other stakeholders towards achieving peaceful and successful elections in 2019, organised by the Makurdi Catholic Diocese at…
22 Aug 2018
Stakeholders from Konshisha and Vandeikya local government areas of Benue State referred to as Jechira, yesterday, endorsed Governor Samuel Ortom for reelection in 2019, praising his commitment to empowering women. This is just as the widows in Cross River State endorsed the second term aspiration of Senator Ben Ayade and commended him for supporting the…
19 Aug 2018
Sir: Governor Samuel Ortom defection from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is a win-win and loss-loss to both Governor Ortom and the APC. Leaving the APC is Governor Ortom’s easiest and only political survival strategy to escape from his obvious under-performance as governor as well as cleverly milked from some…
31 Jul 2018
The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has blamed Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) for the botched attempt to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. MBF's President, Dr Pogu Bitrus who briefed reporters in Abuja claimed that the unfortunate development was in line with the desire by the aforementioned…
13 May 2018
Over 250 stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State have reaffirmed their support for the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom in the 2019 general election. They made the declaration, yesterday, in a communiqué issued after a meeting by leaders of associations, non-governmental organisations, groups and political stalwarts at the Smile View…
1 May 2018
The suit filed against the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore by Governor Samuel Ortom whom he has consistently accused for the killings in his home state of Benue is to be heard on Thursday. The governor, who dropped the hint yesterday at an interactive session with newsmen in Makurdi, said the case would cover…
16 Feb 2018
Benue State governor Samuel Ortom yesterday said he will keep speaking out against the killings in Benue State until the people get justice. Receiving a delegation of the South South Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) led by its chairman, Archbishop God-Dowell Oyibo Avwomakpa, in Makurdi, he regretted that those saddled with the responsibility of protecting…
13 Aug 2016
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has directed those residing along the banks of Rivers Benue and Katsina-Ala to vacate the areas in view of the imminent flood that might occur anytime.
1 Aug 2016
Governor Samuel Ortom made the pledge while declaring open a two-day workshop organised by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) at the Previous Event Centre, Makurdi, Benue State capital.


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