November 29, 2022



Ayu: Your response empty, frivolous – Tiv youth tells Ortom, Benue PDP

PDP Nationwide chairman Iyorchia Ayu

The President of the umbrella physique of the Tiv Youth Worldwide Hon Mike Msuaan has described the response of the Particular Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom and the Benue state PDP publicity secretary on the press launch by the youth group as empty, banal, frivolous and missing in substance.

Recall that the Tiv Youth Council Worldwide had within the press launch in Abuja accused Governor Ortom of going all out to tug down different outstanding Tiv sons.

The group listed the probe and indictment of Senator Gabriel Suswam by a Judicial panel of enquiry arrange by Governor Ortom and the general public boast by the governor that he had retired Sen. George Akume.

The group additionally talked about the graveyard silence of Governor Ortom within the wake of the demand by the previous presidential aspirant Governor Nyesom Wike even with the demand by supporters for the elimination the Nationwide Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, as the one situation for Peace talks with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

In line with Hon. Msuaan, “Each Governor Ortom’s adviser on Media Hon. Terver Akase and Bemgba Iortyom, the Benue state PDP publicity secretary in responding to the umbrella physique of the Tiv Youth Worldwide, merely appended their signatures to yet one more press launch.

“Akase and Bemgba didn’t deny the declare of the Tiv Youth Council Worldwide that, Ortom fought Sen. Suswam. He didn’t negate the declare that Ortom arrange a Judicial panel of enquiry which indicted Suswam. Ortom issued a white paper to that impact. He seized Suswams homes and instituted a lot courtroom circumstances in opposition to Suswam to cripple him and paint him as a corrupt chief who solely siphoned the assets of the state.”

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Talking additional, Msuaan maintained that Sen. George Akume was one other outstanding Tiv son who suffered persecution from Ortom.

“Equally Akase and Bemgba didn’t additionally deny that Ortom went all out to ensure his main benefactor Sen. George Akume misplaced his reelection in 2019. Did Ortom not publicly boast that he had retired Sen. Akume from politics ?” he queried.

On the difficulty of the demand by the Wike camp that Dr. Ayu should step apart as PDP Nationwide Chairman earlier than any dialogue with the get together’s reconciliation committee, Hon. Msuaan said that “the governor’s media aide and the PDP scribe merely made a political assertion that Ortom has an excellent relationship with Ayu. They didn’t attend to the curiosity of the Tiv Youth that, he has been silent and has not initiated any transfer to reconcile Wike and Ayu.

“Ortom is a confidant of Wike and a staunch supporter of his ill-fated presidential ambition. Ortom has not minced phrases in asking the Ayu-led Nationwide government to go and beg Wike. Why is he mute on calls to sack Ayu?

“Within the mild of the above, the Tiv Youth Council Worldwide has each purpose to imagine that Ortom is clandestinely working for the autumn of yet one more Tiv man.

“Because the umbrella physique of the Tiv Youths Worldwide, we want to increase alarm and name on most of the people and outstanding Tiv sons to talk out and name on the governor to desist from such pull him down syndrome.”