BREAKING: Powerful Northern Governor Rolls Out Huge Cash Wike Gives His State
Makurdi, Benue – Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue state, has disclosed that he would not abandon his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike because he can be trusted and depended upon.
The governor made the revelation on Sunday, November 6, when he hosted a banquet to honour 4 other Governors in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
Why I remain loyal to Wike, Ortom reveals
Ortom maintained that Wike had donated a large amount of cash to Benue state during its trying time, and he would not leave him now.
The governors included Okezie Ikpeazu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Seyi Makinde and Nyesom Wike.
This was revealed in a statement by Nathaniel Ikyur, Ortom’s chief press secretary in a statement on Monday, November 7, sent to Legit.
What Wike has done for Benue state
Ortom disclosed that when he was about to be assassinated by unknown gunmen, Wike was the first person to condemn it, adding that if he was killed, they killed Nigeria.
The governor maintained that when Benue state was under attack by unknown gunmen, Wike donated N250m to the state.
Wike subsequently donated N700 million to the state when Benue faced humanitarian challenges because of the unwarranted attacks.
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Governors Ortom also revealed that Wike convinced and influenced Governor Emmanuel Udon of Akwa Ibom, and he donated N200 million to Benue state.
He further added that when two markets in the state caught fire, Wike also donated N300 million for each of the markets.
The statement read:
“I will stand with him and I remain with him because I am not a betrayer.”