—As IGP Withdraws Security From IDPs Camps in Benue <<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and the Governors of Bayelsa, Taraba and Gombe States, Dr. Seriake Dickson, Architect Darius Ishaku and Alhaji Hassan Dankwambo, yesterday said persecution will only increase the popularity of Governor Samuel…Details
<<< By Terver Akase and Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom says the suspense over his membership of the All Progressives Congress, APC will soon be over. He stated this today in an interview with newsmen at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi, on his return from Abuja. The Governor said he plans to consult stakeholders…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has enjoined people of the state to love one another just the way they show love for the dead. He stated this today at St. Michael’s Catholic Parish Yagba during a funeral oration in honour of late Dominic Dooga Galu. Represented by his Special Adviser on Education,…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> The significance of the forthcoming African Food Festival which is to be hosted by Benue State in November 2018, again came to the front burner today when Governor Samuel Ortom received a delegation of the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council, AU-ECOSOCC, on a courtesy call at the Benue…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.
— As Air Peace Ltd Commences Flight Operations in Benue By Jimin Geoffrey The Benue State Executive Council presided over by Governor Samuel Ortom has approved free education for all institutionalized orphans in the state starting from Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools. State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Lawrence Onoja Junior, disclosed this today…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom, has requested the Federal Government to rehabilitate its major roads in the state. He made the appeal today at the Benue Peoples House during a courtesy call on him by the Minister of State for Works, Transport and Energy, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma. He listed the…Details
—As Benue Bids Farewell To Okpokwu 26 <<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has decried the amount of bloodshed in Benue State due to the atrocities meted on Benue farmers by Fulani herdsmen. He was speaking today at St. Bernard’s Primary School Ugwu-Okpoga in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue during a funeral…Details