Ortom Promises Ikyurav-Tiev Electricity, Roads, Appointments


Nigerian Concord Newspaper

The executive Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has promised the Ikyurav-Tiev people of Katsina-ala Local government Area electricity, good roads and more appointments in his administration.

Governor Ortom made the promise yesterday while playing host to the entire elders of Ikyurav-Tiev at Benue People’s House Makurdi.

Ortom who described the Ikyurav-Tiev people as the most peace loving people of the Sankera axis said, electrification of Ikyurav-Tiev communities from Amaafu to Ikowe as Well as from Ityo Wanye to Abuku and construction of Roads alongside will soon commence.

The Governor explained that, more Infrastructural facilities will be constructed for the people of the community as soon as the 40b loan approved by the state Assembly is assessed.

Ortom who illustrated Ikyurav-Tiev peacefulness through the attack on their community by unknown Gunmen recently, advised them to work hard for his reelection and shun politics of violence, assersination and thuggery.

The Governor who called Hon Tor Aye a brother also described him as a Honest, gentle and perfect representative who never agreed to sale him out for Money when He was about to separate from his former party APC.

Speaking on behalf of the Ikyurav-Tiev elders, elder Dickson Adzaugba congratulated the Governor for his victory and assured him a 100% support/loyalty from the community. ” We appreciate you for protecting our lives through the Anti-Open Grazing Law which has come to stay and we urge you to continue for we shall always be behind you”. He added.

The state Assembly Member representing Katsina-ala west state constituency, Hon Tor Aye thanked the Governor for allowing a plain leveled Field in the past party Primaries which saw saw his emerge as the flag bearer of the Loko state constituency under People’s Democratic party PDP.