APC Supporters, Not Benue People Drink Beer From 9 Am Till Dawn Insulting Me

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The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has reacted to the report at current making the rounds on social and traditional media accusing the governor of referring to the entire people of his State as drunkards.

DAILY POST remembers that tales emerged on many on-line media platforms on Saturday alleging that the governor had all through a function inside the state talked about “if you happen to go spherical Makurdi city, our folks begin ingesting beer from 9 am and a few from there, they are going to fall asleep, and so they come again and insult the governor for not serving to them so as to add worth to their lives”.

Nevertheless, a press launch issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur talked about the Governor was solely referring to some members of the State who’re recognized for attacking him and his administration no matter efforts by his authorities to guarantee that the state was not lagging behind in development.

Ortom, who described the report as “fully mischievous misrepresentation”, talked about his comment was targeted on the members of the All Progressives Congress inside the State.

The assertion reads partly, We need to state categorically that the knowledge, significantly the caption is a very mischievous misrepresentation and an attempt to ridicule the person of the governor, the assertion reads.

The Governor was clear that the majority Benue people know and do acknowledge the nice developmental strides he’s doing for them.

“He regretted that a few of those that insult, blackmail, or castigate him unnecessarily, particularly are a number of and from the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC who sit in beer parlours for lengthy hours and have conditioned their minds to malign him regardless of how a lot he has achieved.

He was clear how these APC supporters do this with out cogent or issue-based criticisms however merely out of mischief. He was additionally clear that critics of his administration ought to supply constructive criticisms as he does to the federal authorities”.

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