Ortom made his position on the killings known to newsmen on Monday amid tension in the state.
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Ortom said this while speaking at an inspection tour of some facilities and projects in Makurdi
Ortom stated this during a tour of some projects embarked upon by his administration in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Tuesday.
In a statement sent from his media office, the cleric said he foresees an attack against the governor, warning him also to “work on the land and ethnicity crisis in some local governments in the state.”
The development has been confirmed by Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ortom
The IGP revealed this on Thursday at a special briefing of State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Ortom’s reaction, which came a day after El-Rufai levelled the accusation against him, was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, on Saturday.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, Ortom said the demise of the young and vibrant pastor was a huge loss to the Redeemed Christian Church of God and the entire Church in Nigeria.
Last Tuesday, at the thick of a dense discourse which had the Nigerian Senate dedicating its plenary to discussion of the excruciating security situation in the country, Smart Adeyemi, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, like one in a chasm, was suddenly seized by the plethora of Nigerian crises.
The Governors spoke in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, on Friday.
The President said this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Thursday.
Ortom made the demand following the killing of seven persons by suspected herdsmen during an attack on an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Abagena community, Benue State
The president joins family and friends to celebrate the governor, thanking God for a life of service to his state and the nation.
This came to the fore when the State Governor, Samuel Ortom, paid a condolence visit to the area on Wednesday evening.
Ortom said their arrest was part of the resolution of the state’s security council which met on Monday.
Both spoke on Thursday at the Nigeria Union of Journalists Correspondents Chapel Forum in Abuja, where Ortom was the Guest Speaker and Ndume Chairman.
This was also as the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, apologised to the Federal Government, Nigerian Army, families and colleagues of the bereaved over the incident.
The Governors, operating on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum, said this in a communique issued after their meeting on Friday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital
Performing the ceremony on Thursday at the palace in Gboko, Ortom said the construction of a standard Oche Indoma palace was underway.
This was disclosed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement on Sunday.