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Published On: Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

PDP hails Wike, Fayose over visit, gesture to Benue victims

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By Lateef Ibrahim

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayo Fayose, for visiting Benue State and extending assistance to victims of the recent violent attacks and other internally displaced persons in the state.
The party leadership, which had earlier visited Benue at the wake of the attacks, said the gesture by the two governors underlines the PDP’s commitment to the wellbeing of all Nigerians in line with its undying ideology and vision of its founding fathers.
The Governor of Rivers State had, during his sympathy visit to Benue State on Wednesday, announced an assistance of N200m to the State.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on
Thursday, said it is disheartening that when the APC governors visited, after much entreaties, they failed to show any form of empathy to the victims, a stance which further displayed APC’s disdain for Nigerians.
The party said that instead of APC empathizing with the people and ensuring that perpetrators of the attacks were brought to book, the party leaders have shown more concern for their selfish political interests across the nation.
The PDP urged the people of Benue State to be vigilant and continue to work with their leaders, while assuring of its support always.

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