<<< By Tahav Agerzua >>> Prominent members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who support the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom and his Deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, yesterday constituted local government campaign committees across the 23 council arrears of the state simultaneously. The committees which have been tagged Ortom/Abouno Support Movement 2019 were constituted at…Details
<<< By Ede Ogaba Ede >>> In the true spirit of good brotherliness, a delegation of the government and people of Benue State led by the State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, yesterday visited Governor Simon Lalong to commiserate with the government and people of Plateau State over the recent killings where Fulani herdsmen militia…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that Benue State will accept the pilot ranching proposed by the Federal Government only if it conforms with the provisions of the Benue Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017. He spoke today at NKST Central Mkar, Gboko while addressing pastors and the congregation…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has lauded the Mutual Union of Tiv in America, MUTA, for being good ambassadors of the Tiv people and for speaking against the massacre of their kith and kin back home. He made the commendation today at the Benue Peoples House during a courtesy call on him…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom says only the arrest and prosecution of the leadership of Miyetti Allah will stop herdsmen killings in Benue and Nigeria at large. He spoke yesterday at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi while briefing the press after a courtesy call on him by the State chapter of the…Details
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Governor Samuel Ortom has charged Benue people irrespective of political party affiliations to unite in order to salvage the future of the state.
He spoke today at Holy Family Catholic Church Kanshio in Makurdi during a thanksgiving service in honour of his elder brother, Sir Robert Faga Ortom, to mark his birthday and divine healing.
The Governor stated that security challenges in the state required the cooperation of all to combat, stressing that the battle against Benue was beyond what eyes could see.
While advising people of the state to engage in intensive commercial agriculture, Governor Ortom said the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law was to guarantee the prospects and opportunities in farming and to avoid clashes between crop farmers and herders.
Governor expressed appreciation to God for saving his brother on two occasions during severe illness, noting that God has a special thing He wants Sir Robert OrtAIn his testimony, Sir Robert Ortom said he was alive today because nothing is impossible with God, stressing that God helped him to fight the devil on several occasions and survive.
Preaching, Reverend Fr. Cosmos Jooli said God had proven in the case of Robert Ortom that He has the powers to heal the sick and bring the dead back to life.
He charged Christians to pray and seek God’s intervention in the midst of challenges confronting them, adding that their actions must be in tandem with their prayers.
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >> Governor Samuel Ortom’s reelection bid received a boost yesterday from the people of Konshisha Local Government Area when they reemphasized their resolve to stand with Ortom in thick and thin. They sopke in Agbeede, during a grand reception in honour of the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Terver…Details
<<< By Terver Akase and Charles Iornumbe >>> Benue State Government has signed agreement with Air Peace Limited to commence commercial flight operations in and out of the state. According to terms of the agreement, Air Peace Limited is to provide the services on a three-flights-per-week basis. The flight routes include Makurdi to Lagos and…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom today inaugurated 19 chairmen and numerous members of Boards, Commissions, Councils and Committees of different government agencies. Performing the ceremony at the New Banquet Hall of Benue Peoples House Makurdi, the Governor charged those inaugurated to swiftly deploy their experiences to respond to all the challenges confronting…Details
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom commiserates with Governor Simon Lalong and the entire people of Plateau State over renewed attacks in the state which have left many innocent people dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed. Governor Ortom condemns the attacks and describes the killing of children, women and other vulnerable people in Barkin…Details