From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi
Governor Samuel Ortom if Benue State has acknowledged the giant strides taken by President Buhari to pull the country out of recession and expressed confidence that the President will do more for Nigerians in the months and years to come.
In a message of felicitation to the President on behalf of the government and the people of Benue State on the occasion of his 75th birthday celebration, Governor Ortom described President Buhari as ‘a selfless leader, whose commitment to the fight against corruption has restored Nigeria’s place as a respected nation among other countries of the world’.
The governor urged all Nigerians to support President Buhari by embracing the policies of the present administration, believing that the economy will continue to improve.
He promised that Benue State will sustain its collaboration with the Federal Government in providing good governance and security in particular as demonstrated through the enactment of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law to end frequent crises between herdsmen and farmers in the state.
Governor Ortom alsobjoined millions of other Nigerians in wishing the President a joyful birthday celebration and prayed that he enjoys many more years of good health and wisdom.