Benue Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appointed former Senate President David Mark as a member of the Ortom/Abounu Governorship Campaign Organisation.

He announced the appointment at a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Benue State Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja.

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Ortom who is the council chairman appointed John Ngbede as his deputy and Terngu Shawon as the Director-General.

Senator Iyorchia Ayu, as well as former Governor Gabriel Suswam and the Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, are some of the members of the 24-man council.

Ortom thanked members of the council for accepting the task and affirmed the resolve of PDP to embark on an issue-based campaign to ensure the victory of the party in the coming elections.

The members took turns to commend the governor on the manner he has handled the affairs of the party since he assumed its leadership in the state.

The PDP chieftains also pledged their commitment to ensuring the victory of the party in the coming polls.

Other members of the council are Dr Joe Nyam (secretary), Orker Jev, Abba Moro, Avine Agbom, Margaret Icheen, Rebecca Apedzan, Professor David Ker, and Felix Atume.

The rest are Dave Iorhemba, Austin Awodi, Abeje Egwa, Emmanuel Agbo, Dr Cletus Tyokyaa, Prince Yandev Amaabai, Samson Okwu, as well as the women leader and youth leader of PDP in the state.