A coalition of Benue adolescents involving more than forty gatherings today kept Governor Samuel Ortom from going to a planned gathering with the All Progressives Congress, APC, National administration in Abuja.
The Governor was going out of Government house, Makurdi for the trip when they obstructed his route conveying bulletins.
A portion of the bulletins read “Ortom don’t return to APC,” “We don’t have land to give for farming,” “APC is Miyetti party,” Our ranches are not for bovines,” You should leave APC,” Ortom is our gathering, ” and “2019: On Ortom we stand.”
Report had it that the representatives of the coalition, Terrence Kuanum, and Pastor Dave Ogbole exhorted the Governor not to make the trek for facilitate dialogs with the APC authority on his participation of the gathering however to rather search for an elective stage.
They undermined that on the off chance that he went to the gathering they would vote him out in 2019.
To underscore their outrage, they requested that the APC banner ought to be expelled from the Governor’s authentic auto promptly and the Governor’s driver consented.
Gov. Ortom who was at that point on his approach to Abuja for the gathering with the APC pioneers begged the adolescents to permit him go to the gathering, guaranteeing that their advantage would be secured.
In any case, the young people, be that as it may, won’t, demanding that, the main alternative accessible to them was for the Governor to influence a U-to turn.
He turned back with his escort.
An onlooker, Nelson Ogbu, disclosed to DAILY POST that “The young people furiously evacuated the APC signal on the Governor’s vehicle and requesting that he return to Government House, undermining to vote him out in the event that he demands going to Abuja for the gathering. Be that as it may, the young people, in any case, cannot, demanding that, the main alternative accessible to them was for the Governor to influence a u to turn.”