Mar 23,2021

Benue State Youth Decide On Herdsmen Attempt To Kill Governor Ortom

Benue Youths Protest Assassination Attempt On Governor Ortom’s convoy.

Over a hundred youths in Benue State pulled out for a peaceful protest on Monday over attempt by suspected herdsmen to assassinate Governor Samuel Ortom.

They matched through major roads in Makurdi, the state capital before heading for the Government House.
While Governor Ortom on Saturday morning escaped death after armed herders reportedly opened fire on his convoy at Tyo-Mu community in the outskirts of Makurdi town, along Makurdi-Gboko road.
Reacting to this, Governor Ortom promised the people that he will install appropriate security measures to end the herdsmen insurgency in the state. 


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