By Benjamin Ngutsav Governor Samuel Ortom is one politician who has caught the attention and admiration of many Nigerians for his style of politics, courage and boldness and a man from a humble background.The early stories of the Benue State Governor before coming to limelight indicate he was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth.
Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, Prominent Politicians within the All Progressives Congress (APC) aspiring to Succeed Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State have begun politicking as usual, creating awareness about their Aspirations.Below are the Names of Top 6 APC Aspirants Jostling to Succeed Governor Samuel Ortom.
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Insecurity: I’m disappointed in you - Buhari replies Ortom, expresses disappointment over governor’s attack on him: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari last night expressed disappointment over the attack on him by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.President Buhari also expressed his condolences to the families of Nigerian citizens who lost their loved ones in the recent spate of killings in the state.
If one understands this nation well enough, one would know that we are a nation divided across ethnic and religious lines more than we are on political ideologies.Almost always, when a Northerner in the ilk and stamp of Mallam El - Rufai comes, like for Ortom, it is not because they differ politically, it is basically because of his stand on Open Grazing.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has taken out his time to slam the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom days after he(Ortom) was seen attacking the federal government, after some killings in the state.While speaking, the Kaduna State Governor made it clear that the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom is using the insecuriy in his state to attack the Federal Government, so as to cover up his failure.
In a recent report by NAIJA NEWS, the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has made a shocking revelation about those opposing the ban on open grazing as agreed upon by the southern governors.Photo: Governor Samuel Ortom Recall that 17 governors had unanimously agreed to the ban on open grazing of cattles by herdsmen in their respective states.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has revealed that he doesn't take Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state seriously because he is attacking the federal government to hide his failures in the state.El Rufai claimed that Ortom is using the insecurity in his state to attack the federal government in order to cover up his own failure.
Ortom To el-Rufai: You're A Real Enemy Of Nigeria Misleading Buhari Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday accused Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State of being one of Nigeria's true enemies and one of the few people deceiving President Muhammadu Buhari.Ortom described el-Rufai as a sycophant, ethnic champion, and religious bigot who despises anyone who does not share his religion.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has described the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Elrufai as a great enemy of the nation.Samuel Ortom was been alleged by the Kaduna State Government of trying to conceal the setbacks his administration has brought to Benue State in terms of lives and property security.
By Akase Jude .When Governor Samuel Ortom assumed office in 2015, he inherited a worsening security situation in Benue and as a leader who saw tomorrow decided to diagnose the problem properly .He observed that the Population of Nigeria has increased drastically and Open grazing was impracticable and if the situation was not solved properly , it will pose a threat to food security in the country since Benue is the Food Basket of the Nation .
Five ward chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other prominent members of the party in Makurdi Local Government Area today dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at LGEA Primary School, Wurkukum, Makurdi. The ward chairmen include Pever Jacob of Bar, Ibrahim Hassan of Central South Mission, Audu Jacob of Modern Market, Tor Joseph of Walomayo and Orshio Clifford of Mbalagh where the APC Governorship Candidate in the 2019 elections, Emmanuel Jime comes from. The defection was attended
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for working for Fulanis.He said the nation has no Government following incessant killings by criminals and Fulani herders in his state.He bemoaned that more than 70 individuals have been killed in about fourteen days in Makurdi Local Government Area.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has taken shots at his Kaduna State counterpart, Malam Nasir El-Rufai.Ortom in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, in reaction to a statement by El-Rufai alleging that he was attacking the Federal Government over insecurity in his state to cover his failures, said the Kaduna state Governor was a sycophant, ethnic champion and religious bigot who hates anyone who did not share the same faith with him.
Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue state has shown his support to the actions of the Southern Governors for banning open grazing.Samuel Ortom makes the statement when he was speaking in the catholic Diocese in Markurdi.He accused the opponents of the revolution of Southern Governors to ban open grazing as a harbouring hidden agenda.
"Ortom Only Sees The Problems Of Others, He Doesn't See His Own"- Presidency Responds To Allegations
On Tuesday, April 27 Samuel Ortom accused the President of doing little or nothing about the insecurity that has plagued the nation, specifically Benue state.Ortom, who was further agitated by the news of the death of 7 IDPs in the state, alleged that President Buhari has ties with the Fulani herdsmen to take over Nigeria.
The Presidency has advised Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to accept Ruga and other policies in order to achieve maximum peace in the state.In a state released by Buhari's media aide, Shehu Garba, it read that the recent increase in security attacks in the country was as a result of rejection of Ruga by Ortom's administration.
Ortom commiserates with Adeboye Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has expressed shock and sadness over the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.The Governor in a statement issued Thursday in Makurdi by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase lamented that the demise of the young and vibrant minister of the gospel was a huge loss, not only to the Redeemed Christian Church of God but also to the entire Church in Nigeria.
It is very unfortunate that Governor Ortom is the only bold Governor speaking against the evil taking place in this government especially with regards to insecurity.Rising insecurity in Nigeria has completely destabilized the peace and serenity of the country.Nobody is safe and it keeps getting worse day by day.
One Thing Governor Ortom Revealed That Shows Some Ministers Are Not Obeying President Buhari's Order
Its in public space that President Muhammadu Buhari of the federal republic of Nigeria and the incumbent Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom had got themselves engaged in verbal war over persistent insecurity that's rocking Benue, in which Ortom blamed Buhari for being responsible for incessant killings in Benue recently.
Nigerians have expressed disappointment over the statement on Governor Samuel Ortom by President Buhari's media aide Garba Shehu describing the outing as shameful while calling for the President's resignation.Garba Shehu had written in response to Governor Ortom’s comments regarding the recent Fulani attacks on Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs and captioned it: Governor Ortom only sees the problems of Others, but does not see his own.