Former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba has referred to as on leaders of Benue State to not give room for exterior forces to oppress them.
He made name on Saturday night time at a Cocktail hosted for the outdated college students affiliation of Idah Secondary Industrial Faculty, ISCCOSA on the New Banquet Corridor of the Benue Peoples Home, Makurdi the Benue State capital.
The affiliation was in Benue to felicitate with Governor Samuel Ortom who can also be an outdated scholar of the varsity.
Whereas pleading with the individuals of the state to not abandon the state Governor Samuel Ortom, the previous deputy governor warned that “as soon as the leaders are purchased over, oppression will proceed. However might you not yield to that temptation in opposition to your individuals,” he said.
He famous that “After they wish to destroy a group, they don’t deliver individuals from outdoors. They are going to search for weak people from inside to destroy you. However don’t permit yourselves for use to destroy your own home”, the previous deputy governor warned.
Earlier, President of the affiliation, Mr Tijani Okolo in his opening remarks stated they had been happy with Governor Ortom for rising by way of nothing to change into a profitable entrepreneur, Christian and politician.
Mr Okolo said that they had been in Benue to encourage the Governor who can also be an outdated scholar of the faculty, saying they took time to traverse the state and had been delighted to see the extent of improvement of the Ortom administration.
He stated the affiliation will all the time stand with the Governor as he continues to battle for the emancipation of the Nigerian individuals.
On the successes recorded by the affiliation, Mr Okolo expressed happiness that with the assistance from Governor Ortom, the affiliation has been capable of restore dilapidated buildings, perform erosion management initiatives, constructed a pc centre and pay college charges for college kids in entry courses.
Governor Samuel Ortom expressed appreciation to the members for encouraging him, stressing that their coming was additionally memorable because it gave him the chance to fulfill with a few of them who he has not seen within the final forty years.
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