The Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board (NGF) has reacted to the assault on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State’s convoy by a militia.
The NGF, in an announcement on Sunday, sympathized with Ortom and the folks of Benue State on the unhappy, cowardly, and depraved plan.
In keeping with the NGF, the information of the broad daylight try to chop quick the lifetime of the governor is surprising and a impolite awakening.
The Chairman of the NGF, Governor Kayode Fayemi, additionally strongly condemned the act in its entirety.
In his communique on behalf of the NGF, Fayemi stated all fingers should be on deck to show the identities of these concerned on this heinous crime.
The assertion learn partially, “The NGF needs to state categorically that the try and make Benue State ungovernable is unacceptable and can fail woefully.
“Solely lately, the brother of one of many former governors of the state was mowed down in chilly blood. This dishonourable and shameful act of resorting to violence, for no matter cause, to get rid of residents of Benue by brutal means should not proceed.
“The NGF as a platform for all of the thirty-six Governors will proceed to encourage its members to face agency within the service of their folks whatever the evil machinations of those that don’t want Nigeria effectively.
“Evil is not going to be allowed to conquer good, not in Benue State and never anyplace on this nation.”
Benue: Governors reacts to assassination try on Gov Ortom