Latest Benue State News Online Update For Today
Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom /File Photo

Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Thursday, July 11th, 2019, on Concise News.


Benue: Ortom Speaks On Having Godfather

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he does not have any godfather, thus should be held responsible for any failure in his administration.

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Ortom stated this during the meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus held at the new Banquet Hall of the Government House, Makurdi.

As well, Governor Ortom calls on his party, the PDP not to interfere in the composition of his cabinet. The governor also sounded notes of warning to potential members of his cabinet. He says they risked being sacked the next day if they are found wanting in the discharge of their duty. Read more here.

Benue, Cross River Communal Clash Leaves Two Dead

A fight that broke out in the early hours of Wednesday between Tsar community in Vandekya Local Government Area of Benue State and some residents of Obudu Local Government Area in Cross River State has left two persons dead.

The cause of the rift in Tsar community could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report. Governor Ben Ayade hails from Obudu LG. The Permanent Secretary in the Governor Ben Ayade’s office, Dr Alfred Mboto confirmed the incident.

He said, “Security agencies have been deployed from both Benue and Cross River States to the affected area and normalcy has been restored.” Read more here.


And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines.