By Bridget Ikyado
Benue Governor Samuel Ortom seems to have reconciled with Sen. George Akume following his description of the lawmaker as a “nice asset” to the north-central state.
Ortom, who spoke on Friday in Makurdi, at a reception to mark Akume’s 64th birthday, mentioned that the previous Benue governor, at present a senator representing Benue North-West, was “a humble and humane chief”.
“Akume pays plenty of consideration to the poor; that units him out as a mannequin for all of us to understand and emulate,” he mentioned.
Ortom, governorship candidate of the PDP, nevertheless, appealed to members of the APC to assist his administration to allow it ship on its mandate to Benue individuals.
In his remarks, Akume thanked God for sparing his life to hit 64, noting that different outstanding Benue leaders like Sen. Joseph Tarka and former Governor Aper Aku, died earlier than their 50th birthdays.
He appealed to these he might need wronged to forgive him as he had additionally forgiven those that offended him.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), stories that Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, Prof. Steve Ugbah, the Speaker of the Benue State Home of Meeting, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange and different prime authorities officers attended the ceremony. (NAN)
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