Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called for a national dialogue on herdsmen and farmers clashes rocking Nigeria, Concise News reports.
This online news medium understands that the Benue State leader said this over the weekend as he welcomed the President of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Stephen Baba at the Peoples House, Makurdi.
His media aide, Terver Akase, said in a statement that “The Governor urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for a National Dialogue Forum where Nigerians would frankly speak on issues affecting the country, particularly insecurity and proffer solutions.
“As an interim measure to end the wave of threats and counter threats from different sections of the country, Governor Ortom recommended that security operatives should not ignore those beating drums of war.”
He added that: “The Governor wondered why the group continuously makes inflammatory statements but its officials are not invited for questioning.”