The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the assassination try on the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, by suspected herdsmen militia.
APC, whereas condemning the assault, nonetheless, warned Nigerians in opposition to politicizing crime.
Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the Nationwide Secretary of APC Caretaker Extraordinary Conference Planning Committee CECPC, acknowledged this in an announcement.
Akpanudoedehe recommended safety operatives for repelling the assault on Ortom.
He stated: “We thank God for his security and reward the dutiful safety particulars for repelling the assault.
“We’re assured our safety providers will do every little thing to unravel the criminals behind the assault and convey them to ebook.
“The APC reiterates that we should all collaborate to finish criminality in all varieties. A criminal offense is a criminal offense and shouldn’t be politicised in any means”.
Herdsmen had attacked Ortom in his farm at Tyo-mu village, alongside Makurdi – Gboko street.
Reacting, the governor had alleged that linked the assassination try and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria, MACBAN..
The governor claimed that MACBAN had concluded plans to assassinate him over his place on open grazing.
Ortom alleged that the Myetti Allah took the choice to remove him throughout a gathering they organised just lately in Yola.
APC reacts to herdsmen try and assassinate Gov Ortom