Ortom made the call when he received a delegation from the Middle Belt Forum led by its President, Dr. Bitrus Pogu, at the Government House in Makurdi.
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Declaring the result, the Returning Officer, Prof. Rufus Shaa’ato, said Zam polled 143,151votes to beat Ortom whom polled 106,882 votes, while Mark Gbillah of Labour Party (LP) polled 51,950 votes.
The first loan of N1.2 billion is expected from the United Bank for Africa PLC to pay counterpart contribution to the Federal Government’s statutory allocation in the state’s Universal Basic Education Programme.
This was contained in a condolence message Ortom sent to Bishop Wilfred Anagbe on Monday in Makurdi.
Ortom disclosed this at a banquet to honour Governors Wike, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Okezie Ikpeazu and Seyi Makinde.
This is contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur on Sunday in Makurdi.
The governor’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Terver Akase, who made this known in a statement on Sunday, said no life was lost in the incident.
If I were to be as sentimental as people are, I would say the North East, my zone, must produce the president in 2023.
The former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Chief arrived in Makurdi town, to a tumultuous crowd of party faithful, friends, political associates, and grassroots supporters after picking his All-Progressives Congress, APC governorship nomination form.
The Governor’s ally made the confirmation via a telephone call to journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi, the state capital
Fayose made this known in a letter dated April 5, 2022, and addressed to the Chairman of the PDP zoning committee and Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Ngbede made the presentation in Government House, Makurdi, the capital city.
Wike made his presidential declaration when he addressed party delegates at the Government House, Makurdi, Benue State
Akinnola, a veteran journalist, author, lawyer and activist, said the commotion was a ploy to create division in Christendom.
Ortom, who spoke to journalists at Government House, Makurdi, said security personnel barred him on getting to the venue.
In a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke, the group declared that it was baffling that the State government had to resort to lies in a bid to look good.
This was revealed in a statement by Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Anthony Ijohor, on Tuesday in Makurdi.
It said in a statement issued in Abuja by its president, Mike Msuaan that it was regrettable that the governor made such derogatory remark on a people surviving on self-help.
Ortom said while the people of the state drink beer all day without working, they still accuse him of not helping them.
Ortom who spoke to journalists in Makurdi after his return from Abuja said that the nation had not been so divided as it is under the present regime, stressing that the worst military government is better than it.