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It’s hypocrisy – Ortom rebukes Buhari over N6.5bn approved for Katsina ranching, demands N100bn for Benue




Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom,, has rebuked President Muhammadu Buhari for approving N6.25 billion for ranching in Katsina State.

Ortom described Buhari’s approval of N6.25billion for ranching in Katsina State whereas encouraging open grazing and cattle routes in different a part of the nation as hypocrisy.

The governor, who spoke on the Makurdi Airport, questioned on the double customary by the president.

Ranching: We’ve got land for Fulani herders – Gov Ortom

Governor Bello Masari of Katsina State had disclosed Buhari’s approval of the fund in the course of the commissioning of the Zobe Water Undertaking in Dutsima space of the state.

Masari had stated N5 billion out of the authorised sum had been paid into the state authorities’s account.

Reacting, Ortom stated the choice of Buhari was the peak of deceit and hypocrisy.

The governor charged the Buhari-led Federal Authorities to apologise to him and folks of his state by releasing N100 billion to Benue for ranches.

In accordance with Ortom: “So Mr. President authorised N6.5 billion for ranching in Katsina State. What sort of hypocrisy is that this? Are we a severe nation in any respect?

“And the identical President is encouraging ranching in Katsina State the place he comes from, that’s actually laughable and really hypocritical and deceitful.

“We want a proof as a result of it’s a disgrace.

“So if the President has authorised N6.5 billion for Katsina State, they need to additionally approve N100 billion for Benue State with an apology to me.”

Recall that Ortom had lately stated Benue would allocate lands of cattle ranching.

The governor expressed readiness to present lands to Fulani herders prepared to ranch their cattle within the state.

Ranching: We’ve got land for Fulani herders – Gov Ortom

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