Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says any Nigerian against the place of Southern Governors relating to the ban on open grazing of cattle has a hidden agenda.
Governor Ortom spoke on Thursday on the Holy Ghost Parish Corridor, Makurdi throughout an handle on the event of ‘Media Week and Communications Day 2021’, organised by the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi.
He famous that his colleagues from the Southern a part of the nation had towed the appropriate path in direction of addressing insecurity in Nigeria, stressing that open grazing was not possible within the nation attributable to growth and inhabitants development.
Governor Ortom stated Nigeria is a good nation with nice potentials and may, ordinarily, haven’t any enterprise with poverty if solely there was assured safety for lives and property and the persons are allowed to stay steady of their localities to discover alternatives in farming and different ventures.
The Governor expressed appreciation to the Church and Muslims, in addition to residents and residents of the state for remaining supportive of his administration.
He additionally acknowledged the great reportage of presidency insurance policies and programmes by the Directorate of Social Communication, Catholic Diocese of Makurdi and all of the media teams in Benue, mentioning that his administration would at all times welcome constructive criticism.
The Governor who hinted at his administration’s plans to begin educating of vernacular in colleges within the subsequent tutorial session stated kids have to be skilled and supported to inculcate studying in them, whilst he described communication as key within the society.
Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Reverend Wilfred Anagbe said that social communication was meant to uplift humanity and society, stressing that it’s a optimistic facet of the truth of life and never the opposite approach spherical.
Bishop Anagbe who advocated for the educating of historical past and vernacular in major and secondary colleges within the state stated language defines a person and so shouldn’t be allowed to go extinct.