ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has condemned the attack on the house of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Usman Abubakar, popularly known as Young Alhaji in Otukpo.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser, Media & Publicity, Terver Akase, the Governor described the torching of Young Alhaji’s house by yet-to-be-identified persons as unacceptable, barbaric and anti-democracy.
Ortom asked the security operatives to fish out perpetrators of the act.
He also warned those causing unnecessary tension on account of political differences to desist or be prepared to face the long arm of the law.
Governor Ortom however, sympathized with Alhaji Abubakar and urged him not to be discouraged by the unfortunate incident.