Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Saturday opened fire on the convoy of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.

The attack on the Governor happened at Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road around noon.

It was gathered that the Governor was on his way to Makurdi when the gunmen opened fire on his convoy but were repelled by his security men.

At the time of this report, the Governor who is still in shock was being expected to address the media on the development.

Details later…

READ ALSO  FLASH: We Have Not Suspended the Livestock Transformation Plan - Presidency


  1. Nigerians should rise up in support of this bold governor. A few person’s should not take Nigeria for granted in the name of an ethnic agenda.

    The People of Benue should rise up in defense of their ancestral home. It’s time to say no to ethnic cleansing.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here