Get Weapons And Defend Yourselves – Ortom Tells Benue Residents

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Due incessant killings and abductions in , Governor Samuel Ortom has urged take up arms and defend themselves.

governor made call while speaking journalists on Monday at Oyo State where he attended Governors’ meeting.

governor urged people to stand against armed invaders in communities, even if it meant taking up weapons.

“I have told my people to defend themselves. You can’t sit down in your house for people to come from somewhere and you.

“If you don’t have weapons required by the law, go to your neighbour and one. Everybody in Benue, both men and defend themselves,” he said.

According to Daily Trust, Ortom also expressed anger concerning the fresh killings were allegedly carried out by suspected armed in the state.

To this effect, Ortom further stressed the people stand against such criminality in the future.