Ortom Warns Lalong: ‘Stop Interfering Into Benue Affairs’

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has warned his Plateau State counterpart‎, Simon Lalong against interfering into the affairs of the state. Governor Ortom gave the warning early hours of Monday at a stakeholders’ meeting with National Economic Council, NEC, technical committee on herdsman/ farmers crisis resolution led by Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi. The meeting… Read More

Defence Minister Under Verbal Attack Over Herdsmen Issue

Benue State governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, yesterday faulted Minister of Defence Mansur Dan-Ali for attributing the invasion of the state by killer herdsmen to the enactment of anti-open grazing laws. He said it was unfortunate that the minister prefer conferring immunity on cattle to human beings. He said herdsmen attack on farmers is a monster… Read More