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Ortom Is Not Doing Enough To Tackle Bandits, Herdsmen In Benue – COSEYL

Samuel Ortom

Samuel Ortom

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL has come out to ask Governor Samuel Ortom to recruit local vigilante amid insecurity in the state.

COSEYL recently revealed this in a joint statement by its President, Hon. Goodluck Ibem; and Secretary General, Comrade Kanice Igwe, and Nigerians have been reacting.

According to them, Samuel Ortom should stop lamenting in front of national television when he can provide alternative means of protecting his people.

They added that the invading Fulani herdsmen and bandits are currently having things easy because the governor is busy complaining instead of acting.

It read, “It is very clear that the military and the police have failed woefully in their constitutional duties of protecting the people and something must be done which lamentation is not among the solutions to be proffered in solving the problem.”

“Constant lamentation will not solve any problems for the governor but rather compound the problem.”

“He is not the first governor to be attacked by the powers that be. Senator Chris Ngige was attacked, kidnapped and locked up in a toilet as a sitting governor of the state.”

“He survived it and used the local vigilante as his private security and protection of the state. We are meant to learn from history and Ortom should learn from others.”

“Benue has enough able and capable men who can serve in the vigilante of the state. With the turn of events in the state, the only security outfit that can serve the peoples interest is a local vigilante.”

”This matter that must be handled urgently before Benue people are exterminated from the earth.”

“We are happy that the governor has the necessary information showing the evil plot to wipe-out Benue indigenes by the Fulanis who wants to grab their land by force.”

“It is time for the governor to use his security votes and other logistics at his disposal to protect the lives and properties of the Benue people. Indeed, the Benue people have suffered and something must be done to salvage the land of Benue.”

“Benue is the food basket of the nation that has been supplying food to all parts of the country.”

“The current hunger in the land is as a result of the wanton killings of Benue farmers on daily basis and the federal government is not bothered because the killers are kinsmen of the president and so the have the rights to carry AK47 and kill People any how at will.”

“The Benue governor must act fast while the is still time. He should not forget that he is also a target. Enough said.”

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