APOLOGIZE, STOP ATTACKING BUHARI IN ‘IRRITATING RANTS’, AKUME TELLS ORTOM

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The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume has asked Governor Samuel Ortom to stop attacking President Muhammadu Buhari and immediately apologize.

Akume who was a former Benue State governor made the call on Monday in Abuja at a press conference.

The briefing was also attended by the elders/stakeholders of the All progressives congress (APC), Benue State.

Governor Ortom has been having a running battle with the presidency over the farmers-herders clashes and insecurity in the state.

“We call on Governor Samuel Ortom to tender an unreserved apology to President Muhammadu Buhari, for using foul language and for operating outside the set rules of engagement between the state and the Federal Government.

“We call on the EFCC and ICPC to thoroughly investigate the application of the total federal allocations to Benue State from May 29, 2015 to date.

“The Federal Government should as a matter of urgency direct the disbandment of the Livestock Guards in Benue State for their involvements in nefarious and criminal activities leading to the breach of peace and massacre of innocent citizens of Benue State,” Akume said.
-Daily Trust

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