Monday, 28 December 2015

Senator Akume Blasts Ex-Governor Suswam

The immediate past governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, has come under attack from Senator George Akume.

Benue state former governor, Gabriel Suswam

The Nation reports that Senator Akume who spoke on Sunday, December 27, in Gbajumba, headquarters of Guma local government when Governor Samuel Ortom held a Christmas party for his kinsmen, accused the former governor of compromising on security.

The senator who is representing Benue Northwest accused the former governor negligence of security, which he said caused the death of many residents, especially in Guma local government, during the Fulani invasion.
Akume who is the former Senate Minority leader insisted that when Fulani herdsmen were invading and killing residents in Guma, Suswam paid less attention.
The Senator who during the visit donated materials to the victims for their upkeep revealed that he awarded a road contract leading to Gbajumba, but when he left office, Suswam terminated the contract.

Governor Ortom promised the people that his government will eradicate poverty, ignorance and disease.
Akume was the former governor of Benue state from May 29, 1999 to May 29 2007. He was the first Executive Governor of Benue state to have completed two terms in office.Meanwhile, following the election nullification of Senator David Mark, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sunday Ogebe, has said the gods of the land will punish anyone who collects former Senate president, David Mark’s gift without voting for him.

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