Despite protests from the opposition, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom confident that the Peoples Democratic Party, or PDP, will win the state’s elections.
The Governor addressed celebration individuals and leaders on Tuesday in Makurdi all through the reception for PDP candidate for governor Titus Uba, who had just lately returned from a clinical go away of absence.
He emphasised that the opposition will no longer have a possibility in the state all through the impending elections because of the PDP’s stronghold in the area.
The Governor mentioned “the PDP is completely in price of Benue state, there is not any room for the opposition. We have 3 senatorial seats, we’ve seven o
f out of the 11 House of Representatives seats. Out of the 30 State Assembly seats we’ve 26. We have all 23 Local Government Chairmanship seats in addition to the 276 Councilorship positions so we’re in a position.
“I want to assure Benue people that no amount of noise made by the opposition will make us lose the 2023 elections,” he mentioned.
In appreciation for the state’s voters’ prayers for the PDP candidate who simply changed into in poor health, the governor mentioned “Uba used to be sick and used to be taken to Abuja after which Germany for clinical consideration.
“Today he is back and he is also on his feet. The prayers of the Benue people did so much and he is prepared to diligently serve Benue people. And wherever or whichever area that I have not touched in our tenure he will ensure it is done because the government is a continuum.”
Earlier, the governorship candidate thank the Benue other folks “for standing in the gap for me through prayers which ensured my speedy recovery. I will not take it for granted and I remain eternally grateful.”