Samuel Ortom

Benue: SGF Akume remains our indisputable leader – Ortom

Benue: SGF Akume remains our indisputable leader – Ortom

The former Governor of Benue State, Chief Samuel Ortom has said irrespective of political inclination, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator George Akume remains the indisputable political leader of the State.
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My administration does not keep militia – Ortom

My administration does not keep militia – Ortom

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Wednesday, said his administration does not keep militia as recently claimed by the opposition in the state. The Governor who made the clarification when he received the Chairman Middlebelt Brain Trust, MBT and former Chief of Defence Staff, General Martin Luther Agwai(retd) and his […]

Ortom visits warring Bonta, Ukpute communities sues for peace

Ortom visits warring Bonta, Ukpute communities sues for peace

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has urged the warring neighboring communities of Bonta in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, and Ukpute Oju LGA of the state to sheathe their sword and embrace peace. The lingering crisis between the two communities had in recent time claimed several lives and properties including […]

Call for emergency rule condemnable, unacceptable, Akume’s kinsmen tackle Minister

Call for emergency rule condemnable, unacceptable, Akume’s kinsmen tackle Minister

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Kinsmen of the Minister for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, also known as the Jemgbah Unity Forum, JUF, have declared as condemnable and unacceptable the content of last Monday’s media conference addressed by the Minister and Benue All Progressives Congress, APC, stakeholders in Abuja. The Minister had […]

Between Ortom and the President

Between Ortom and the President

By Ikechukwu Amaechi IN the last couple of weeks, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and President Muhammadu Buhari have been embroiled in a war of words. At issue is the security of lives and property of Nigerians, the primary responsibility of government, and who to blame for the worthlessness of human life in Nigeria today. […]