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2023: Akume's kinsmen endorse Ortom for Senate
By Aboje Anefu, Makurdi

THE political and traditional leaderships of Jemgbagh intermediate area of Benue North West senatorial district where the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume hails from, have unanimously endorsed Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State for the 2023 senatorial election.

This was done during the consultation by the Governor and his team after an elaborate meeting with Jemgbagh leaders in Gboko, Saturday, in continuation of his aspiration to represent the Benue North West Senatorial district.

The governor, led by members of MINDA PDP Elders Forum met with Jemgbagh Traditional Rulers and PDP Elders Forum from Jemgbagh to solicit their support.

Governor Ortom who was given the blessings by the two groups to vie for the Zone B Senate, said he was humbled by the honour and pledged not to disappoint the confidence reposed in him.

The governor said he had already consulted and gotten the go ahead from his kinsmen from Nzorov, Nongov, Guma and MINDA and felt he should reach out to Jemgbagh block.

Governor Ortom had earlier paid condolences on Tor Jemgbagh, Chief Afatyo Ajoko on the death of his wife, Chief Mrs Mchianan Afatyo where he prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest and the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss.

Tor Jemgbagh, Chief Afatyo Ajoko who spoke on behalf of the traditional rulers and elder Umaru Aga for the Jemgbagh PDP Elders Forum, all accepted to relinquish the Senate seat to MINDA and Governor Ortom in particular.

Earlier, Tor Lobi, Chief Moses Anagende and Secretary, MINDA PDP Elders Forum, Hon Charles Torbunde, had called on the people of Jemgbagh to support their son, Governor Ortom to go to the Senate in 2023.

Akume’s kinsmen endorse Ortom for 2023 senate contest

By Abije Anefu, Makurdi

THE political and traditional leaderships of Jemgbagh intermediate area of Benue North West senatorial district where the Minister of Special durinGovernor and Inter-governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume hail from, have unanimously endorsed Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State for the 2023 senatorial election.

This was during the consultation by the Governor and his team after an elaborate meeting with Jemgbagh leaders in Gboko, Saturday, in continuation of his aspiration to represent the Benue North West Senatorial district.

The governor, led by members of MINDA PDP Elders Forum met with Jemgbagh Traditional Rulers and PDP Elders Forum from Jemgbagh to solicit their support.

Governor Ortom who was given the blessings by the two groups to vie for the Zone B Senate, said he was humbled by the honour and pledged not to disappoint the confidence reposed in him.

The governor said he had already consulted and gotten the go ahead from his kinsmen from Nzorov, Nongov, Guma and MINDA and felt he should reach out to Jemgbagh block.

Governor Ortom had earlier paid condolences on Tor Jemgbagh, Chief Afatyo Ajoko on the death of his wife, Chief Mrs Mchianan Afatyo where he prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest and the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss.

Tor Jemgbagh, Chief Afatyo Ajoko who spoke on behalf of the traditional rulers and elder Umaru Aga for the Jemgbagh PDP Elders Forum, all accepted to relinquish the Senate seat to MINDA and Governor Ortom in particular.

Earlier, Tor Lobi, Chief Moses Anagende and Secretary, MINDA PDP Elders Forum, Hon Charles Torbunde, had called on the people of Jemgbagh to support their son, Governor Ortom to go to the Senate in 2023.

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