2020: Ortom promises new dawn for Benue people


Nigerian Concord Newspaper

Benue state governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has promised a new dawn for the people of the state as they entered into year 2020.

Governor Ortom said this today while addressing the first Benue State Executive Council meeting of the year 2020 at the Council’s Chambers in Makurdi.

The governor stated the need for all members of his Cabinet to work together with him in order to achieve the desired results which will make life bearable for the people of the state.

Saying that 2020 is a special year and for him and his cabinet members as a government, Ortom maintained that he is determined to give the people of Benue state the best of service delivery.

Hinting that he is aware of the gaps in the state civil service, the governor maintained that there is an urgent need to fill them.

He explained that his administration is already creating greater job opportunities for the youths in partnership with the private sector, promising that he will do more.

He also said: “We are concerned about Benue people who have little or no means of livelihood.

“We are worried about the health challenges facing our children and other vulnerable people and we are already taking steps to address the problems. We must not fail the people.

“As members of cabinet, I urge you be closer to the people. Let them know that you understand the challenges confronting them.

“I implore you to work closely with the people to identify their problems and the solutions needed to address those challenges.”