Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has urged the people of the state to disregard the rumour making the rounds that there is public holiday today in the state.
The Governor says the State Government has not declared today public holiday and explains that the fasting and prayer jointly organised by the State Government and Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN does not affect work and markets.
He advises the people to go about their normal businesses without fear of molestation.
The Governor cautions those spreading false rumours to desist from creating fear among the people.
Governor Ortom reassures the people of the state that his administration is working tirelessly to strenghten security in every part of the state.
Chief Press Secretary
April 30, 2018.