The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Wednesday said it was alarmed over the sad news.
Browsing: Governor Samuel Ortom
This was contained in a statement on Saturday by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, in Makurdi.
During the protest, they blocked the Markurdi-Lafia Federal Highway and laid the corpses of the victims on the road.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that one Army officer and ten soldiers were found dead after they went missing in Benue.
Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, on Wednesday in Makurdi.
The governor, according to a statement made available to journalists on Saturday by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Ngunan Adingi, hinged the suspension to crisis in Mbatyough Council Ward, Mbagen in the council area which led to the burning down of a widow, Shaade Nyihemba.
This is according to a photo that was shared on the official Twitter handle of the Governor without any other detail about the meeting.
From Orlu to Nkpologwu, people, in Nigeria’s usual cloud of denialism, often referred to as “unknown gunmen” are on a spree. Killing police, military and naval resources, attacking police stations, police checkpoints, Nigeria Correctional Service convoys, etcetera. It should be clear by now, we are witnessing an aggressive social re-engineering campaign. These “unknown gunmen” are seeking to obtain the monopoly of violence or at least become a dominant force in the southeast.
Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting, Governor Ortom said he was pleased with President Buhari’s reaction to the development, adding they shared ideas on how to manage the crisis trailing the development.
Security Adviser to Ortom, Col. Paul Hemba, confirmed the arrest while conducting newsmen round the scene of the attack on Tuesday.
Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, said something urgent and drastic must be done collectively to curtail the situation.
This was contained in a statement by the spokeswoman of the Command, DSP Catherine Anene, on Sunday.
The President stated this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday.
The incident happened at Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road around noon.
Ortom made the clarification when he visited Pure Biotech Company Limited at Tyo-Mo, a settlement in Makurdi, the state capital.
Ortom stated this on Saturday in Anyiin, Logo Local Government Area of the state at the burial of Terkura Suswam, the slain elder brother of former governor, Sen. Gabriel Suswam.
What started as a sitcom starring Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his Bauchi State counterpart Bala Mohammed in a bizarre farmer-herdsmen exchange, later zig-zagged, morphed, and swept across the country in an expanded theatre of the absurd. At least four other governors have now been engulfed in the flame.
Ortom made the clarification on Monday in Makurdi, while briefing journalists on the state of insecurity in Benue.
The governor who said this at an interactive session with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said that he would rather concentrate on providing dividends of democracy for his people.
Asher died on Saturday at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, after a surgery.