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'I Am Not Afraid To Condemn The Attacks On Christians And Churches'' VP Osinbajo / Despite Military Presence, Over A Million Cows Have Flooded Benue, Ortom Laments / Herdsmen In Neighboring Countries Planning To Attack Benue – Ortom (2) (3) (4)
|Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by arabbunkum: 9:38am On Jan 14|
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has told the Senate and Nigerians to blame President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo for killings and destruction of properties by Fulani herders in the state.
Ortom said this at a meeting with the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Security, which is in the state on a fact-finding mission on the attacks.
The governor accused Muhammadu Buhari, Vice -President Yemi Osinbajo; the National Security Adviser, Maj.- Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.); and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris of ignoring several warnings on the impending attack on communities in Benue.
The governor informed the lawmakers that upon getting information of the planned attacks, he immediately wrote a letter to Osinbajo, who was the Acting President, while Buhari was on medical vacation in London.
Ortom said all efforts made to get the vice-president ’s attention through the letter failed as he got no reply from Osinbajo.
Ortom said he also wrote letters to Buhari after his return to Nigeria but got no response from him.
He said out of desperation, the Benue State Government went further to draw the attention of Monguno in a separate letter addressed to the NSA, but still got no communication from him.
His words, “We wrote to the vice – president on the planned attacks on parts of Benue by Fulani herdsmen, because the threat was everywhere on the streets, but he refused to reply.
“However, when Mr. President returned from the United Kingdom, I intimated him through a letter. The documents are here.
“I wrote to him on the planned attack by Fulani herdsmen because the threats were on the streets.
“On October 7 , 2017, I wrote to the Inspector-General of Police; I told him of a planned attack on our people but there was no response (from the Presidency).
“On October 27 , 2017, I reminded him that these people were planning to attack us, that we are law- abiding, we have disarmed our youths and we are looking unto security agencies, and that the way to do it was to arrest those people who were inciting the herdsmen to combat us, and we knew they were going to come.
“I also wrote the Senate President (Bukola Saraki), and the Speaker (House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara) on October 7. I also wrote the National Security Adviser and the Director- General of the Department of State Services to intimate them on the planned attacks. When there was no action, I followed it up with a reminder on October 27 , 2017.
“This is very sad. I know those people who are responsible for the killings. I accused them and I have evidences against them.
“If I had bought guns and gave to my people, would they have been killed in the manner they were killed? I disarmed my people. I’ve not bought a single gun, I’m a Christian. If I bought, I would say so.”
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by fulaniHERDSman(m): 9:41am On Jan 14|
all you APC munmies are going back to giza. dead brainless idiots. ortom you are worse
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by bankyblue(m): 9:43am On Jan 14|
That is why I love fayose my man, very proactive......this one his here sharing bleam.
They re waiting for u in 2019.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by zionmde: 9:46am On Jan 14|
blame Jonathan. its all his fault. if he performed a little better nobody would have thought of allowing wicked and heartless human beings to rule this country
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by baralatie(m): 9:46am On Jan 14|
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by OfficialAwol(m): 9:51am On Jan 14|
Whoever gave Ortom these balls should be commended.
With that said, does anyone know if that vice chairman of Meyitti Allah has been arrested after he threatened more bloodshed? Imagine the shithole demanding a federating unit of the federal republic of Nigeria to rescind it's law.... who is he? Who are they?
For the fools who said the Fulani herdsmen are being sponsored by the opposition PDP, guess you fools Now have the full glare of the whole picture?
Can anyone still beat his Chest and say he's proud of his choice to have voted Buhari?
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by SalamRushdie: 9:52am On Jan 14|
like I always say Buhari was unelectable till Jonathan made him electable
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by jerryunit48: 9:56am On Jan 14|
SalamRushdie:Also blame Obama for electing Trump who has now turned to be a national disaster even though Obama did marvelously well with some flaws though......
Una no get sense at all
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by annnikky(f): 9:59am On Jan 14|
Mr man quit complaining and arm your youth to defend themselves if not they'll slaughter the remaining like their precious cow and the dullard won't say anything
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by Shadbay(m): 10:00am On Jan 14|
What kind of sissy is this governor sef? Such a coward he should trade his balls for some cow meat. Anu mpama. Na till killer herdsmen clear your state na when you go perform your official duties of protecting the lives and properties of your indigenes.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by HsLBroker(m): 10:01am On Jan 14|
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by Stingman: 10:03am On Jan 14|
Please also remember to blame Lugard for joining the north and the south...
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by amnesty7: 10:04am On Jan 14|
A very brave and wise governor. I admire his foresight in signing the controversial law. These are the kind of governors Nigerians should always be voting for.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by OfficialAwol(m): 10:05am On Jan 14|
Jonathan's only sin was that he was a meek man. His other sin was to believe in straightforwardness.
Can you point where Buhari has done better than Jonathan? Just one is OK.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by amnesty7: 10:07am On Jan 14|
Shadbay:I wonder o. When he was thoughtlessly signing the law without wide consultation and consideration for near and remote consequences was he intoxicated?
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by cetzak: 10:07am On Jan 14|
In Osunbade voice,no one can Islamise Nigeria.Where is that Foolish Omenka blaming Ipobs?
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by zombieTRACKER: 10:11am On Jan 14|
Ortom blames Buhari
Buhari who has long blamed Jonathan
And made it clear that more than 700 were killed during the time ..
Nobody can beat buhari in the blame game
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by merit455(m): 10:13am On Jan 14|
Oga Governor, pls stop crying.... Armed your men to defended the people voted for u
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by Nobody: 10:19am On Jan 14|
But the truth is fulani herdmen are nigerians and have every right any other nigeria have.
Freedom of movement is in your constitution,they are in title move with their cows.
As for you ipob referendum is not in nigeria constitution.
Black shithole country.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by DWJOBScom(m): 10:19am On Jan 14|
This Is sad and is to be condemned!
Vice President couldn't do anything and his boss too. Something is wrong somewhere.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by ufuosman(m): 10:33am On Jan 14|
Sit down and plan your government very well, make use of the youths. Give dem all wot it takes to chase them out of the state
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by freeze001(f): 10:49am On Jan 14|
So Jonathan's supposed abysmal performance justifies losing every sense of self preservation and wisdom to make safe choices? U aren't serious yet.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by freeze001(f): 10:54am On Jan 14|
Since Jonathan made buhari electable, why the noise? Has Buhari acted contrary to his nature and true self? Has he changed from the religious and ethnic bigot with zero economic and leadership competence he has always been? What made you start criticising him?
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by nnachukz(m): 10:57am On Jan 14|
I will repeat this, the Vice president is just a figure head. He has been completely caged and can do nothing even in acting position as the President. He only reads what is written and given to him even when it contains obvious lies not minding that he is a pastor and shouldn't lie. That is how dirty politics is.
Him and Buhari including their supporters have blood in their hands and will be visited by Mr Karma at the right time.
What a man plants by supporting a complicit murderer, that he must reap.
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by anibirelawal(m): 12:07pm On Jan 14|
Blame game again. Will this solves the problem?
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by chimerase2: 12:14pm On Jan 14|
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by SHAKABOOM: 12:19pm On Jan 14|
I felt pity for yu guys till that unongo of a man reminded us of how the people of benue joined nigeria to fight against Biafra.
The problem is not buhari ad osunbade.The problem is APC of which yu are among them
|Re: Blame Buhari, Osibanjo For The Attacks In Benue- Ortom by swagagolic01(m): 2:48pm On Jan 14|
Lol, stupid man, a governor like wike will arm every youth to fight back, ortom call wike and fayose for lectures
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