GOV ORTOM URGES NASS TO REJECT WATER RESOURCES BILL

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom calls on the National Assembly to reject the National Water Resources Bill in the interest of the country. A statement by Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, issued on August 29, 2020, disclosed that Governor Ortom says the bill which seeks to bring all water sources (surface and underground) as well as river banks under the … Continue reading GOV ORTOM URGES NASS TO REJECT WATER RESOURCES BILL

Benue: PDP PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON GOV ORTOM

By Jimin Geoffrey Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Benue State today passed a vote of confidence on Governor Samuel Ortom for his exemplary leadership and developmental strides.The party took the unanimous decision at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi during the 2020 state elective congress to elect its state officials on Saturday, August 8th, 2020.State Secretary of the party, Dr. Joseph Nyam who moved the motion, … Continue reading Benue: PDP PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON GOV ORTOM

Benue: ORTOM SIGNS 2020 REVISED BUDGET OF N108BN

Governor Samuel Ortom Tuesday signed into law, the revised appropriation bill of N108.8 billion for the year 2020. The revised budget has a total reduction of N80 billion from the earlier N190.8bn assented to by the Governor. This translates to 43 per cent reduction in the earlier reviewed budget signed by the Governor on 30th December, 2020. Governor Ortom while performing the ceremony, said the … Continue reading Benue: ORTOM SIGNS 2020 REVISED BUDGET OF N108BN

DREDGING RIVER BENUE KEY TO FLOOD CONTROL IN MAKURDI – Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom says until River Benue is dredged, flood control efforts in Makurdi and its environs will continue to yield little results. The governor stated this Monday, July 27th, in an interview with journalists shortly after inspecting the level of devastation caused by flood in Makurdi metropolis as a result of several hours of downpour. He called on members of the National Assembly from … Continue reading DREDGING RIVER BENUE KEY TO FLOOD CONTROL IN MAKURDI – Gov Ortom

Covid-19: GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS WIFE, SSG, OTHERS POSITIVE, ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO GO FOR TEST

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has confirmed his wife, Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Prof. Anthony Ijohor as testing positive for COVID-19. The Governor in a press briefing today also confirmed his Chief of Staff, Hon. Terwase Orbunde and the state Head of Service, Mrs. Veronica Onyeke among others as having tested positive for the virus. Governor Ortom who … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS WIFE, SSG, OTHERS POSITIVE, ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO GO FOR TEST

Coronavirus Update: BENUE RESCINDS DECISION TO REOPEN WORSHIP CENTRES, MARKETS, AS MRS APEDZAN TESTS NEGATIVE TO COVID-19

Benue State Government has reversed its decision to reopen worship centres, markets and public places. Govenor Samuel Ortom who announced this today while briefing journalists at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi, said Benue had decided to accept the advice of the Federal Government and the Christian Association of Nigeria as well as other religious bodies against reopening of worship centres and other public places. The … Continue reading Coronavirus Update: BENUE RESCINDS DECISION TO REOPEN WORSHIP CENTRES, MARKETS, AS MRS APEDZAN TESTS NEGATIVE TO COVID-19

ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED – Akase

The Benue State government has warned that anyone who violates the ranching law already promulgated by the Governor Samuel Ortom administration, will be prosecuted. This warning was contained in a press statement issued by Mr. Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on February 27, 2020. The full statement reads thus: ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED It has become necessary … Continue reading ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED – Akase