Friday, 5 June 2015


The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, felicitates with the newly elected Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt Hon Terkimbi Ikyange and his Deputy, Hon James Okefe Ejembi on their election as leaders of the eighth assembly.

Rt. Hon Ikyange represents Ushongo constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, while his Deputy, Hon Ejembi represents Okpokwu constituency on Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ticket.

Governor Ortom in a congratulatory message stated that the election was an exhibition of the confidence members have reposed in their leadership qualities which they hope would be deployed for quality legislation and good governance in Benue State.

He pledged to partner with the assembly leaders for efficient and effective service delivery to the people and also solicited their cooperation with the Executive arm of government to fastrack the realization of the development agenda of his administration.

Ortom expressed happiness that members voted across party lines and urged them to sustain the development in the interest of the state even as he urged the Speaker, his Deputy and members to approach their responsibilities with discipline, commitment and grace.

A statement signed by Mr Tahav Agerzua, Special Adviser on Media and ICT quoted the governor as praying that the Almighty God would grant the Speakers and members the wisdom to lead the Assembly in the right direction.

Signed :
Tahav Agerzua
Special Adviser,
Media and ICT.

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