Former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba, has known as on leaders of Benue state to not give room for exterior forces to oppress them.
Elder Achuba spoke Saturday evening at a cocktail social gathering hosted for the previous college students affiliation of Idah Secondary Industrial School, ISCCOSA, on the New Banquet Corridor of the Benue Authorities Home, Makurdi.
The affiliation was in Benue to felicitate with Governor Samuel Ortom who can be an previous pupil of the varsity.
Whereas pleading with the individuals of the state to not abandon Governor Ortom, the previous deputy governor warned that after the leaders are purchased over, oppression will proceed.
However could you not yield to that temptation in opposition to your individuals. Once they need to destroy a neighborhood, they don’t carry individuals from outdoors.
“They’ll search for susceptible people from inside to destroy you. However don’t enable yourselves for use to destroy your private home”, the previous deputy governor pleaded.
Earlier, president of the affiliation, Mr Tijani Okolo, in his opening remarks stated they have been happy with Governor Ortom for rising by means of nothing to develop into a profitable entrepreneur, Christian and a politician.
Mr Okolo acknowledged that they have been in Benue to encourage the governor who can be an previous pupil of the school, including that they took time to traverse the state and have been delighted to see the extent of growth of the Ortom administration.
He stated the affiliation will all the time stand with the governor as he continues to struggle 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 constructions, perform erosion management initiatives, constructed a pc centre and pay faculty charges for college students in entry courses.
Governor Ortom expressed appreciation to the members for encouraging him, stating that their coming was additionally memorable because it gave him the chance to satisfy with a few of them who he had not seen within the final 40 years.
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