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

BENUE KIND OF MASSACRE STRENGTHENS CALLS FOR RESTRUCTURED NIGERIA – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the age long relationship between the people of TIV Ethnic Nationality and the State emboldens them to support each other when such situation arises. The governor said based on that conviction, he visited to offer goodwill and supports of other forms to the Benue State Government when there was massacre of Tiv farmers by herdsmen in that State. … Continue reading BENUE KIND OF MASSACRE STRENGTHENS CALLS FOR RESTRUCTURED NIGERIA – Gov Wike

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