Rebuilding PDP: ORTOM, WIKE, SECONDUS MEET, IN MAKURDI

By Jimin Geoffrey As part of efforts to rebuild Peoples Democracy Party, PDP, Governor Samuel Ortom met with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and National Chairman of the party, Uche Sekondus at Benue Peoples House, Makurdi, on Monday, July 19, 2021 Governor Ortom who addressed journalists at the end of the meeting said it was the process to sustain the confidence Nigerians have in the … Continue reading Rebuilding PDP: ORTOM, WIKE, SECONDUS MEET, IN MAKURDI

FED GOVT INSENSITIVE TO RISING INCESSANT KILLINGS ACROSS NIGERIA – Gov Ortom

Benue State Governor, Dr Samuel Ortom, today has accused the federal government of being insensitive to the rising cases of killings in the country and urged it to seek external support to quell the challenge. He said that with the killings occuring daily and with heavy casualties, it had become very obvious that the federal government had been overwhelmed by the unfortunate situation. According to … Continue reading FED GOVT INSENSITIVE TO RISING INCESSANT KILLINGS ACROSS NIGERIA – Gov Ortom

APC SHOULD EMULATE PDP IN FULFILLING SOCIAL CONTRACT TO NIGERIANS – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) have continued to demonstrate that governance is about solving socioeconomic problems and improving lives of the people. This, he said, has distinguished PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its failings because of their lack of capacity in serving Nigerians and fulfilling the party’s social contract with Nigerians. A report by … Continue reading APC SHOULD EMULATE PDP IN FULFILLING SOCIAL CONTRACT TO NIGERIANS – Gov Wike

FG WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF GOV ORTOM IS ASSASSINATED – Gov Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has warned that the Federal Government will be held responsible if the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom is assassinated. He stressed that if the Benue State governor is killed, the country could be plunged into another civil war. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, reports that Governor Wike stated this while reacting to … Continue reading FG WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF GOV ORTOM IS ASSASSINATED – Gov Wike

GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS ATTACK ON HIM BY SUSPECTED MILITIA HERDSMEN

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has confirmed the attack on him by suspected militia herdsmen today on his farm at Tyo-mu, along Makurdi – Gboko road. Governor Ortom while briefing journalists at the Benue Peoples House after the incident said, as he was inspecting the farm, the militia herders, who dressed in black and had ambushed him and his security men, opened fire. He said … Continue reading GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS ATTACK ON HIM BY SUSPECTED MILITIA HERDSMEN

GOV WIKE, FINTIRI RECONCILE ORTOM, MOHAMMED

The acrimonious relationship between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, has been amicably resolved. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor reports that the conflict was resolved in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, March 02, 2021, following the intervention of Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor Ahmed … Continue reading GOV WIKE, FINTIRI RECONCILE ORTOM, MOHAMMED

GOV WIKE LAUDS ORTOM FOR DEFENDING BENUE DURING HERDSMEN INVASION

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has lauded his Benue state counterpart, Governor Samuel Ortom, for standing firmly to defend his people against terrorist herdsmen and dismiss claims he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party. Governor Wike, maintained that nothing depicts failure of governance than the inability of any government saddled with responsibility of protecting life and property to do so. Special Assistant (Media) to … Continue reading GOV WIKE LAUDS ORTOM FOR DEFENDING BENUE DURING HERDSMEN INVASION