From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the judgment of the Benue State Governorship Election Tribunal is victory for the people of the state who elected him for a second term.
The Governor stated this yesterday while reacting to the verdict of the tribunal which upheld his election.
According to him, the victory is a confirmation of the unanimous decision of Benue voters, noting that it has proven that his re-election was credible.
Ortom expressed gratitude to God Almighty for honouring him with the mandate to lead the state for another term.
He declared that the victory at the tribunal is for every Benue person, stressing that the task of building the state is the responsibility of its entire people.
Governor Ortom extended a hand of fellowship to the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC for the 2019 governorship election, Barrister Emmanuel Jime and other contestants in the election, maintaining that politics is over; now is time for governance, assuring that his administration is willing to collaborate with Benue sons and daughters irrespective of political differences, ethnicity, religion and place of origin.
He restated the commitment of the present administration to the provision of selfless service to the people.