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Why I visited Benue Governor, Ortom – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, visited the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom at his Abuja private...


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, visited the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom at his Abuja private residence.


Sharing still pictures of the meeting, the former Anambra State governor tweeted that he met Ortom to commiserate with him on the havoc wreaked by floods in Benue State.


Obi said he has informed the Benue governor of his intentions to visit some of the affected places in the state in a bid to discuss how presidential candidates could assist the victims.


He wrote, “I called on HE #GovSamuelOrtom to commiserate with him on the ravages of the floods in Benue State resulting in high loss of lives, property and farmlands and massive displacement.


“I informed him of my intent to visit some of the affected areas and discussed how we as presidential candidates can assist affected states.


‘I recalled that in 2012, Benue, Anambra and others were similarly affected and the FGN and Nigerians rallied in support of flood victims, especially the IDPs. -PO.”

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