Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State will be getting set to make new set of appointments as some of his his aides have been resigning recently. Just earlier today, one of Ortom's key aides, Terver Akase resigned his post. Until his resignation, Akase was the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ortom.
There has been a war on words between the presidency and Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the past few days. In fact, in a recent statement, the presidency kicked at the Governor saying that he is not fit to hold the office. However, the major reason behind this conflict is the Governor's rejection of the directive by the president to reopen grazing routes and reserves in the state.
Terver Akase who is an aide to Benue state governor has requested that the government immediately address the complaints laid by Governor Ortom instead of attacking him because of what he said concerning the insecurity situation of the country. The aide was reacting to the reply which the president gave concerning Governor Ortom's statement.
Terver Akase, the chief press secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tendered his resignation from office in order to focus on his 2023 governorship aspiration. Vanguard reports that Akase made this known on Wednesday, September 29, at a press conference held in Makurdi, to unveil his plan for the forthcoming general election.
Daily Post reported that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State recently alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to turn Nigeria into a cow republic. The Benue Governor made the statement in reaction to Buhari's recent approval of a committee to review 368 grazing reserves scattered across the country.
On Monday, the Nigerian Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association chastised Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State for enacting a legislation prohibiting open grazing. The body stated that it was not interested in trading words, but rather in putting an end to the needless slaughter of children. Baba Othman Ngelzarma, the National Secretary of MACBAN, stated this in an interview with Punch in Abuja in reaction to Ortom's Chief Secretary, Terver Akase, who claimed that MACBAN was fueling law-related conflicts.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria stated that they are open for Discussions to defend themselves against allegations that comes their way. They made this known on Monday while scrutinizing Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the order of a law restricting open eating. The body said that they are not interested in exchanging words, but to see an end to the senseless killing of innocent people
Call Buhari’s Spokesmen To Order Before Bandits, Terrorists Take Over Aso Rock – Governor Ortom Warn
The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom warns that Buhari's spokesmem should be call to order before bandits, terrorists takes over Aso Rock. Ortom hit back at the presidency, asking them to address the issues he raised. Recall that the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom had in an interview with the Channels TV accused the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of providing cover for herdsmen who have been responsible for wanton destruction and killings within the last few years.
Gov Ortom rejoices with Babangida at 80 Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has felicitated with former military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on his 80th birthday. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) Ortom in a statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said the contributions made by General Babangida towards the peace and development of the country will remain indelible.
According to reports we obtained from Channels Television, the Executive Governor of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom, has on Friday, lamented the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to review the grazing reserves in 25 states of the federation. Governor Samuel Ortom [Photo credit: Premium Times]
The Benue State Governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Terver Akase has expressed worry over the disappearance of a Benue News reporter, Tordue Salem. Salem is a senior reporter with the Vanguard newspaper in Abuja. The immediate past Chief Press Secretary prays for the safe return of Tordue Salem in whatever form he may be held hostage.
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Be Ready To Kill All Of Us- Ortom To Buhari. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed that the state would not go back on its law prohibiting open grazing. Ortom stated this on Friday in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase.
The Presidency's response to the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matttew Kukah's statement to the United States Congress Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the country's rising insecurity has been termed by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State as "unfortunate." He urged the Federal Government to stop intimidating patriotic Nigerians who are raising legitimate concerns about the country's deteriorating security and economic circumstances, stating he agrees with the Bishop and would have said something similar if he had been summoned to speak.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), on Monday, said the group is now interested in putting an end to the senseless killing of innocent people in the country. The National Secretary of MACBAN, Baba Othman Ngelzarma, said this in an interview with Punch, in Abuja.
The Chief press secretary to Benue state governor, Mr. Terver Akase has responded to the allegation by members of the all progressive Congress in the state that the borehole commissioned by governor Ortom yesterday in Adikpo Kwande Local government Area is a project of the Benue state government, describing the allegation as diversionary.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has vowed not to repeal the State anti-open-grazing law as been canvassed by the leadership of one of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in the country, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Governor Samuel Ortom The Governor in a statement on Saturday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase said “the law has come to stay, and no amount of sponsored propaganda can compel the state government to repeal it”.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to Benue State Governor, says the vast improvement of elementary school structures across the state is in keeping with his principal's vow to make the learning environment favorable for Benue children. Mr Akase made the remarks today at LGEA Primary School Agbeede in the Konshisha Local Government Area, where a new administrative and classroom building is being built.
Instead of assaulting him, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked the Presidency to focus on eliminating the death of innocent Nigerians, fixing the economy, and ending corruption under his watch. Ortom decried the Presidency's response to the governor's interview, abandoning the message and going after the messenger, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, yesterday.
Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom said Benue people will resist grazing reserves should State be erroneously included among the states earmarked for the policy. The Governor made this statement through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase while speaking to Arise TV. "If the Federal Government makes an error to include Benue State among the 25 states for grazing reserves, it will not take place in the State.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom warned Division President General Mohamed Buhari (Retired) on Friday not to turn Nigeria into a republic of cows. Governor Ortom reacted to the statement from the Presidential Palace, which stated that President Buhari had approved the committee's recommendation to "rapidly" review 368 rangelands in the country's 25 states to "determine the extent of the invasion."