You can do whatever you want in Benue- Ortom tells Buhari

The Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, Wednesday declared that he had no issues with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Governor who was on ground to welcome Buhari to the state for the presidential rally of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Fielding questions from journalists before the arrival of the President, Ortom said despite political differences, the office of the President should be accorded due respect.

He said, “Mr President is beyond party, he is the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and whatever he is doing, it is our responsibility to give him adequate protocol.

“He is our President, and he is beyond party and so I am doing all the needful.

“There is no special thing in what I am doing, it is what I am supposed to do as governor of Benue State irrespective of party because he remains my President and I respect him.

“I have no personal issues with him; we talk about policies and issues; there is no personal grudge.

“So, I am here to receive him, and I have made adequate arrangement. This State belongs to Mr President. So he has access, he can be here and do whatever he wants,” Daily Post quoted him.


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