New Year: What Nigerians Should Expect In 2019, Elections - Ortom
Governor Ortom of Benue. Image: Guardian NG

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has boasted that he has fulfilled his promise of retiring Senator George Akume from politics.

Concise News understands that Akume lost out on his bid to represent Benue North West senatorial at the National Assembly.

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Akume of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was defeated by Emmanuel Orker of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Speaking on Tuesday, Ortom who left the APC in July, expressed happiness at the development.

“Have I said anything and not done it? I work with God and He has always seen me through,” he said.

“Anyone who plays God, is bound to end in doom. God can’t share His glory with anyone. This is how it would be during the Governorship election.

“The tenure of a Governor is eight years and I will have my eight years. Just watch and see.”