Wednesday, 16 December 2015

BENUE STATE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES TOR TIV'S FUNERAL DATE

After a meeting with the Tiv Area Traditional Council, Governor Samuel Ortom, has directed the announcement of the funeral for His Royal Majesty, Orchivirigh Dr Alfred Akawe Torkula, Tor Tiv the fourth, and chairman of the Benue State Council of Chiefs, on February 4th 2016.



The traditional council has also announced the constitution of a central planning committee with General Atom Kpera, retired, as chairman, with Senator Joseph Kennedy Nyikwagh Waku, as deputy, and Hon. Titus Zam, Special Adviser, Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs as Secretary.

Governor Ortom charged the committee to liaise with members of the family and other major stakeholders to draw up a comprehensive programme that would enhance a simple but befitting farewell for the departed royal father.

Signed:
Tahav Agerzua,
Special Adviser, Media and ICT.

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