Ortom Is Not Returning To APC – Governor Wike Reveals

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Rivers , Nyesom Wike has dismissed rumours that Governor Samuel Ortom would be going back to his former party, (APC).

Speaking Tuesday December 8 while commissioning road projects completed by Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration in Makurdi and Guma Local Government Areas respectively, Wike stated that Benue governor will remain in PDP.

He said;

“One reasons I came today is to dispel rumours that Ortom is going back. We will continue to stand together though we might be denied what is due and intimidated but it will come to an end.

“Today in this country, there is total , and people are saying Governor Ortom is going back to a party where he nearly died. No man digs his own grave. God brought him out the wilderness and some people are saying that he is coming back. Coming back to where?”

Wike also commended Ortom for remaining strong in spite the challenges he has faced.

He added;

“That is why we share similarities whether anybody likes it or not. We must fight against injustice in this country.

“Ortom is not one of the shy away from the . Whether you like it or not you will die the day God says you will die. If you don’t the you will die if you the you will die. So it is better to the truth and die.

“Governor Ortom stood firm when his people were being killed. The major objective of governance is the protection of lives and property.

“If you cannot protect the lives and property of your people, your governance is zero. Because if you provide infrastructure there must be humans to it.”