ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has debunked the alleged plan to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after leaving office on 29 May, 2023.
The Governor, however, vowed to support and work for the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, even while still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He stated this on Arise Television’s Morning Show on Wednesday, saying that he would continue to ensure equity and justice in Nigeria.
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Governor Ortom said he worked for the emergence of a southern presidency because he wanted equity and justice.
His words: “That is not on my table, I’m in PDP, and I worked for the Southern presidency, which Tinubu and Obi were part of. Defecting is not on my table now.
“If Tinubu is sworn in, I will continue to pray and support him to succeed.
“I remain the leader of PDP in Benue State but will continue to work for equity and justice in Nigeria.”