Gov. Ortom during the swearing in

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday swore in ten new commissioners.

The governor charged the new commissioners to be loyal to his administration, saying that any appointee found disloyal would be dropped.

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He said that the appointment became imperative to inject new blood into his administration.

He said that the appointments became necessary to inject new blood, quicken the pace of service delivery and sustain the ideals we have set for ourselves in the service of the Benue people.

“You should note that you are coming into these exalted positions at a time challenges are numerous and expectations are high.

“You must, therefore, strive to deploy your experience to bear on our collective determination to respond to these challenges and expectations.

“We wish to reiterate to you that although some of you have emerged through recommendations from various stakeholders, your total loyalty must be to the Governor and his Administration.

“Any appointee found to be disloyal, lacking capacity and performing below expectation will be relieved of the appointment,” Ortom said.