The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Sunday, mentioned the current spike in safety disaster in Nigeria signifies that the nation is “sick and on life help gasping for breath”.
Governor Ortom spoke in Makurdi throughout a solidarity go to on him by members of the State Government Council, conventional rulers and different stakeholders, following the assassination try on him on Saturday.
The Governor mentioned the assault would somewhat strengthen his dedication to execute God’s divine agenda for Benue, stressing that what he wanted from the individuals was prayers.
He famous that his turning into Governor of the state was divine, stressing that the evil plans towards him would at all times fail.
The Governor, who acknowledged the fast response of the Inspector Normal of Police by deploying a crack staff of detectives to analyze the assault on him mentioned Fulani Nationality Motion, FUNAM had already claimed duty for the assassination try and must be arrested and questioned.
Secretary to the Benue State Authorities, SSG, Professor Anthony Ijohor, SAN, who spoke on behalf of the State Government Council, thanked God for sparing the lifetime of the Governor, saying the evil planners would by no means succeed.
Benue State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, Sir John Ngbede, Chairman Governing Council of the Benue State College, Professor Zacharys Gundu and Dr Cletus Tyokyaa, expressed delight that the assault failed, stressing that it could have brought about a battle if it had succeeded.
Tor Lobi, Chief Moses Anagende, Head of Service, Mrs Veronica Onyeke and a member of the Center-Belt Discussion board, Engineer Ben Akaakar, all condemned the assault, saying God would expose and convey the assailants to justice.
Insecurity: Nigeria on life help, gasping for breath – Gov Ortom