<<< By Ede Ogaba Ede >>> Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom says everything will be done to maintain the prime position of the state as the food basket of the nation. Speaking while receiving the Local Organising Committee of the International African food festival at his office yesterday, Governor Ortom, represented by his deputy, Engr…Details
<<< 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 Ede Ogaba Ede >>> Benue state acting governor, Engr Benson Abounu has hailed the ban on open grazing of animals in the country by the National Economic Council (NEC), describing it as a vindication of the position of Benue state, that crop production and animal husbandry cannot co-exist on the same piece of…Details
Benue State Acting Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu warns those creating panic with alarms of attacks on innocent people in Makurdi and other towns of the state to desist from the act and instead help security agencies to guarantee peace. The Acting Governor warns those taking advantage of the security situation in the state that violence…Details
“I salute you this morning. On behalf of myself, government and people of the state, I wish to express my shock, dismay and sadness at the killings that took place yesterday, Tuesday 24th April, 2018 in Gwer East local government area of the state by suspected insurgents that claimed the lives of 19 people including…Details
<<< By Ede Ogaba Ede >>> Benue state is under siege by insurgents, says Benue State acting governor, Engr. Benson Abounu. Engr Abounu, who spoke yesterday after an emergency security meeting at his office said Benue, is under attack from all corners as insurgents have invaded the state, picking their targets at will and spilling…Details
Governor Samuel Ortom has cut short his vacation to return home and address the security challenge occasioned by the ongoing killing of Benue people by armed herdsmen.
In the Governor’s absence, the Acting Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu has done a commendable job.
—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
<<< By Terver Akase >>> The stick approach of the amnesty programme of the Ortom administration has continued to yield positive results. Earlier today, the Benue State Command of the Department of State Services, DSS, presented to the Governor Samuel Ortom, a syndicate of kidnappers and child traffickers which operates between Makurdi – Otukpo in…Details