Ortom commissions Utral-modern Tor Tiv palace in Gboko

Nigerian Concord Newspaper

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom today commissioned the ultra-modern Tor Tiv Palace in Gboko, headquarters of the Tiv nation.

The Governor acknowledged the support and cooperation of the 14 Tiv Local Government Areas with the State Government to the success of the gigantic project.

He stated that the process to build a befitting Palace in Otukpo for the Ochi’Doma had already commenced.

Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto were conferred with Chieftaincy titles on the occasion by the Tor Tiv.

The Tor Tiv, Professor James Ayatse, appreciated Governor Ortom for rebuilding the Palace, saying he was happy to be the first occupant as well as having it commissioned during his reign.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal who responded on behalf of the honorees thanked Governor Ortom for the recognition and pledged to remain good ambassadors of the Tiv nation especially in peace building.

The Governor had earlier commissioned Aper Aku, Martin Dent and Isaac Shaahu roads in Gboko constructed by his administration.

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