BENUE, Nigeria – The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Terver Akase has assured residents that his principal would massively and aggressively sustain the ongoing construction of roads and electricity projects across the state.
Akase explained that Ortom was determined to reciprocate the love and support given to him by the people of the state with the provision of infrastructure and other social amenities.
Speaking at Tse-Agberagba area of Konshisha Local Government Area of the state after celebrating mass with his kinsmen, Akase assured that more Benue communities would benefit from electricity projects as witnessed in the first term of the governor.
He said: “The opening up of more layouts in Makurdi with the construction of urban roads in Gboko and Otukpo as well as many others cutting across several local government areas such as the one from Mkar through Buruku to Ushongo and the road from Ge-Ikyobo-Agbeede to Anshagba are some of the projects soon to be completed by the Ortom administration.”
On sports development, the governor’s spokesperson called for an annual football competition in Konshisha Local Government Area to promote peace and unity.
Akase also commended the Caretaker Council in the area for constituting the local chapter of Football Association, stressing that it was the right thing to do.
The Chief Press Secretary described the local government system as very key to development in the society as it was the closest to the people.
Also speaking, the Konshisha Local Government Caretaker Chairman, Mrs. Mwuese Ubebe, said with the support of Governor Ortom, the border between Ugambe and Mbamaa which had resulted to violence between the two communities had successfully been demarcated.
She similarly acknowledged the support of the Governor towards other people-oriented programmes.