Benue State made the best choice following the re-election of Samuel Ortom during the governorship supplementary election, according to a former Interior Minister Abba Moro.
Concise News understands that Ortom was over the weekend declared as the winner of the elections after beating Jime Emmanuel, his closest rival, of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
While reacting to Ortom’s win as the governor of Benue, this online news medium understands that Moro vowed to work with him and develop the state.
“Indeed, this is a hard, long tortuous struggle for victory for the people of Benue State,” Moro who won Benue South Senate seat added.
“No doubt, the good people of Benue State have spoken through the ballot box, and it is time to forge ahead in the task of further developing the food basket state.
“Against all odds, the electorate has spoken loud and clear, and democracy has won again.
“I urge everyone who contested the seat with Governor Ortom to be gallant in defeat and work with him as he strives to tend the welfare, expectations and aspirations of the people.
“I thank the Peoples Democratic Party in the state and Nigeria for their relentless efforts in making sure that the party retained the state.
“I assure the Governor-Elect of my personal cooperation and that of my constituents in his new government.
“We shall work closely to take the state to a greater height and ensure that the mandate thrusted on him by the people yields positive results for a better tomorrow.”