Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor Ahmed Fintiri have reconciled Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed on thier latest confrontation over arm bearing by the Fulani herdsmen.
The duo latest clashed over remark made by the Bauchi Governor that Fulani herssmen must be allowed to hold AK-47 for self safety.
Reacting to the remark, Ortom, whereas addressing newsmen just lately in Makurdi on the state of safety, slammed the Bauchi Governor for supporting the killer herdsmen to hold arms.
Nevertheless, the battle was resolved in Port Harcourt on Tuesday following the intervention of the Rivers State Governor.,
Briefing journalists on the assembly which held at Governor Wike’s personal residence at Rumuepirikom, the Governor Mohammed stated the outburst between him and Governor Ortom over herders/Fulani profiling is extremely regrettable.
In keeping with him: “We don’t imply to divide the nation, to divide our individuals. We’re nonetheless pals and brothers and that we are going to transfer ahead as a result of most of these points are absolutely resolved.
“I need to seize this chance to inform Nigerians that no matter false impression that’s there , that me and my brother Ortom are having drawback or anyone in Nigeria shouldn’t be true”.
Mohammed added that occurred between him and Ortom was “simply an evidence that emanated from a bigger Governors’ Discussion board that we spoke on the safety of the nation and we talked of the failure of safety infrastructure which everyone is aware of is below the purview of the federal authorities.”
Governor Ortom additionally thanked Wike and Fintiri for organising the assembly which aimed toward bringing him and the Bauchi Governor collectively.
Governor Ortom, who acknowledged that it was improper for them to have engaged in such public outburst, promised to be higher.
AK-47 remark: Gov wike, Fintiri reconcile Ortom, Mohammed [PHOTOS]