Thursday, 18 February 2016

Benue South Senatorial Re-run: APC, PDP Trade Blames

Ahead of Benue south senatorial district re- run on Saturday Governor Samuel Ortom said the opposition party has plans to unleash mayhem on voters in other to intimidate them from voting .

Governor Ortom however assured the people of zone c who have their permanent voters card to turn out in their numbers and exercise their franchise .

The Governor stated that as Chief Security Officer of the State he wishes to assure them that adequate security has been provided for people to be able to come out and exercise their franchise freely without molestation.

He said the state government was aware of plans of the opposition to intimidate voters and cajole them into voting against their choice adding that a governor from an opposition state even came to Benue with militants who have threatened to unleash mayhem on voters.

According to the Governor they were bent on causing confusion because they know that their party cannot win on a level playing ground.

Following recent killing of three persons in Ogboju and the heightened tension in Benue South zone, ahead of Saturday’s senatorial re-run election in the area, Senator David Mark, has accused the state government and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of fueling crisis and threatening the peace of the area.


  1. I belive it's high time idoma nation come to understand the politice and plote by our political rivals to mark is out of that office for the baby boy whom they belive they can manipulate mark out of that place will not just end the raign of the idomas at fedral level, bringing more dominance of the TIVS over the brothers open your eyes.

  2. my idoma brothers,open your eyes!!!!vote mark for safty and security of our raign.the TIVS are just looking for a way to extend what they are doing to us at the state to the fedral level...God forbide.lets go out and protect our BULDOZA, the okpokpo wulu 1. of IDOMA land.