*Benue PDP Caucus Passes Vote of Confidence on Ortom*
August 4, 2021 3:49 Am
…Ortom Says PDP waxing stronger
The expanded caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday passed a vote of confidence on the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and reaffirmed its support for him as the leader of the party in the state.
The state Chairman of the PDP, Sir John Ngbede, moved a motion for the vote of confidence on the governor, and was chorused by all other caucus members in the affirmative.
Ngbede stated yesterday at the Benue Peoples House in Makurdi that the PDP has total confidence in the ability of the governor to lead the party to victory in the 2023 general election.
According to him, gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of PDP have an enormous task to ensure that the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of the state is sustained, as it is the only antidote against invasion and occupation of the land.
Ortom, in an address, said PDP is waxing stronger with the array of defectors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to the PDP.
The governor urged members of PDP to remain steadfast and faithful, even as he urged them to open their arms and receive those coming from the opposition parties.
He stated that he derives his strength and courage from the support of the Benue people, saying he remains committed and spurred to do more for the people following the new vote of confidence on him.
Ortom charged gubernatorial aspirants of the PDP to continue to work together by promoting the interest of the party above personal interests, saying he is proud of them.