Nigerian Concord Newspaper
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state says that the good works and achievements of his administration are everywhere across the state.
The governor said this during an interview where he was reacting to a statement credited to Miyetti Allah organization that he had abandoned his responsibilities as governor of Benue state.
According to Governor Samuel Ortom, he is governor of Benue state and there has been no time he abandoned his duties as governor of the state.
He challenged his critics to go round the entire Benue state and see for themselves, all the good things and achievements he had recorded in the last seven years as governor of the state.
He pressed further that he has been able to provide good governance and basic infrastructure despite the challenges the state faces.
His words: “I am the governor of Benue State, and I am not lacking in any area of my responsibility. Despite all the challenges I have we have been able to provide basic infrastructure.
“Go round despite all the challenges I have, we have been able to provide basic infrastructure, go around Makurdi. You will see the road, the urban renewal we have done, and the road construction we have taken key responsibility for.
“Go to the teaching hospitals to see our work; go to lands and surveys, see what we are doing; go to the Ministry of Housing and see what we are doing. We have provided roads in Zone A, Zone B and Zone C. We have provided clinics, and everything is functional.
“We have been able to establish primary health care, some of the states, up till today they have not been able to do that, and it is functional. We have been able to provide facilities that serve the people. We are not lacking in any area in sports.”