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I will never return to APC, gov Ortom vows vows

Governor Samuel Ortom has denied the rumour that he is planning to return to the All Progressives Congress (APC) He made this statement through  his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Terver Akase, in Makurdi on Thursday. Governor Ortom, said he was contacted by some notable persons to dump the PDP but he declined the invitation. The statement reads: “We have ...

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“Gov Ortom not planning to return to APC,”- PDP debunks report as fake

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says that there is no iota of truth in the news making the rounds that Governor, Samuel Ortom would soon defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC.with some supporters. Spokesman of PDP in the state, Bemgba Iortyom described the report as a “rude shock,” which is premised on falsehood. Iortyom ...

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PDP elders laud Governor Ortom for repositioning party ahead 2023 elections

Key party stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have hailed Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom in his bid to reposition the party for 2023. The stakeholders revealed to newsmen after meeting with the Governor at the Benue State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja that he has employed uncommon wisdom in resolving the crisis that had rocked the party in Plateau, ...

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Court case over, I am now in a hurry to work- Gov Ortom

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue says he no longer has any reason to fail the people of the state following the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment on the Governorship election, Speaking to Journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi, Ortom said with election litigations against him ended, he was in a hurry to work. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday, affirmed ...

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Supreme Court upholds Governors jime, Ortom elections (updated)

The Supreme Court on Tuesday in Abuja upheld the election of Samuel Orton as the duly elected governor of Benue. The court in affirming his election dismissed the appeal filed by the appellants, Emmanuel Jime and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The court in unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Silvester Ngwuta, held that the appellants failed to prove allegations made ...

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Just in: Gov Ortom floors APC’s Jime at Supreme Court

A seven-man panel of the court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, dismissed the appeal by Emmanuel Jime, who contested as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who read the lead judgment, held that the appellants (Jime and APC) failed to present any cogent reason to move the court to tamper with the concurrent decisions of ...

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Benue Guber: Court of Appeal upholds Ortom’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. The court dismissed the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the poll, Emmanuel Jime, for lacking in merit. In a unanimous judgment, the court also resolved all the issues against the appellants. The court also awarded ...

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I am not a wizard, I have been a born again christian for forty years- Gov Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has dismissed trending speculation saying that sthat he is a wizard. Ortom said this at the opening ceremony of a two-day Governor’s Retreat for Benue Government Appointees in Makurdi. The governor noted that he became a child of God after becoming a born- again Christian in 1979, adding that: “since then I have professed ...

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Tribunal’s Verdict: Judgement a victory for Benue people- Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom  has described the judgment of the Benue State Governorship Election Tribunal as victory for the people of the state who elected him for a second term. The Governor states that the verdict of the tribunal has confirmed the unanimous decision of Benue voters and has proven that his re-election was credible. He returns all the glory and ...

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2023: I will not anoint anybody as my successor, Gov Ortom vows

Governor. Samuel Ortom of Benue has made the disclosure that he will not anoint anybody as his successor. Ortom, while addressing PDP stakeholders’ on Friday in Makurdi, assured them that he would allow the party to field the most acceptable candidate for the governorship election in 2023. “If someone tells you that I have anointed him as my successor, tell ...

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