Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Stop Making Noise and Stick to your Campaign Promises - Benue State Elders tells Gov. Samuel Ortom

Benue State Elders, has asked the Governor of the State, Gov. Samuel Ortom, to stop making too much of noise and think on how to look for solution to solve the Problem in the State which the citizen are complaining about.

According to GutsyNaija, this was said in Town Hall meeting with Elder and Stake Holders across the State (Benue State), Governor Ortom, had made notice of the challenges confronting his administration due to the Economic crack. 

The Governor had explained that the economic recession in the country had course untold hardship, leading to his Administration’s inability to pay workers salaries and deliver on his campaign promises.

According to GutsyNaija, However, elders like Chief Abuh Shuluwa, Augustine Avam, Fabian Biam and some others who spoke in Katsina-Ala and Gboko axis on Tuesday, decried the continuous lamentation of the governor, asking him to do every possible means to source funds and pay workers’ salaries. 

They reminded the governor that his continuous cry will not solve the problem.

Shuluwa stated, “You can deceive the younger ones, but certainly not we the elder. There is so much money in the state. There are major markets that are generating revenues for the government. 

What happens to revenues being generated from Logo and Zaki Biam yam markets, where between 80 and 90 trailers full of yams are sold out to people from other parts of Nigeria.”