Those Who Planned To Kill Me Have Been Freed – Ortom Blames FG For Insecurity In Benue


The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the insecurity challenges experienced in the state.

Speaking during an interview on Arise TV, on Wednesday morning, the governor insisted that that suspected armed herdsmen who planned to kill him in his farm at Tyo-Mu community, near Makurdi, the state capital on 21st March, 2021 have been freed by security agents who arrested them. He said: “The federal government is complicit in insecurity going on in my state. The day that the federal government wants the insecurity to stop, they will call security summit where I will present facts about what is going on. “Even as I speak to you, the people that attacked me after a year ago, who are Fulani militia have been freed. No culprit has been brought to book.” He also said that his support for the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, depends on the instruction from God. The Benue state Governor stated that he is still waiting to hear from God before he can support Atiku in the 2023 Presidential election, adding that he is fasting and praying about the issue.

This article was originally published on Naija News

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