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Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by BeeBeeOoh(m): 9:08pm On Feb 06, 2018
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged the people of the state to adopt any lawful means to defend themselves from herdsmen.

He lamented that the call became necessary because the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris who should enforce security and safety of the people was playing politics with the unending killings in the state.

The Governor who spoke Tuesday during a live Phone-in Benue Radio Programme, ‘Issues of the Moment’, monitored in Makurdi, accused the Inspector General of Police of becoming the mouthpiece of the murderers of the Benue people.

Governor Ortom said, “The Police said they arrested Livestock Guard members and termed them a militia group fromBenue. It’s just a diversion from the main issue.

“If you want to hang a dog you give it a bad name. That is what the Inspector General of Police is doing, he is the mouthpiece of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore. That is what the man represents. He should therefore resign his current position to serve full time in his new job.

“So bad, they plant weapons on people and take their pictures and claim they are Benue Livestock Guards. Those people are not members of our Livestock Guard. It is just a planned thing.

“The fact is that I am facing a lot of intimidation and blackmail but I am firm and strong because I have trust in God.

“There are threats even on my life, they are on record that I reported to the Police and those people responsible have not been arrested.

“People say they are going to kill the Governor, is that not grievous enough to arrest the people concerned?

“Miyetti came out and owned up and threatened that bloodshed will continue inBenue. Is it not enough evidence for the Inspector General of Police to arrest one person out of the group?”‎

http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/06/defend-killer-herdsmen-ortom-tells-benue-people/

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by divinehand2003(m): 9:10pm On Feb 06, 2018
Na so

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Okwyjesus(m): 9:14pm On Feb 06, 2018
That's it.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Baawaa(m): 9:16pm On Feb 06, 2018
For real 99.9 percent of our politicians are useless,what is their primary assignment as Governors?

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by dlondonbadboy: 9:18pm On Feb 06, 2018
Baawaa:
For real 99.9 percent of our politicians are useless,what is their primary assignment as Governors?

The governor's hands are tied..what do you want him to do? Carry arms and fight Buharis brothers himself? It seems Buhari has federalized the police...Buhari is evil..

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by oganology33(m): 9:20pm On Feb 06, 2018
Long Overdue, Mr. slowpoke.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Agbaletu: 9:23pm On Feb 06, 2018
Good! Gov. Ortom has regained his confidence.
If they touch you, kill them too.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by femidejulius(m): 9:29pm On Feb 06, 2018
I have always wonder at e-diots who call governor Chief Security Officer of States.

Governor do not control the police,army,navy,air force,DSS,efcc,nia,civil defence corps,nothing. The constitution did not mention anywhere that they are chief security officer of their states.

Having established that, Nigeria need to be restructured so that there can be at least local government police, state government police and federal government police.

How do people defend themselves from Fulani militias whom we are told are well armed? How do we defend ourselves from the Fulani President who is obviously protecting his kinsmen by not doing enough?

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by TheFreeOne: 9:33pm On Feb 06, 2018
Now you are talking as the chief security officer of your state.

Waiting on Fulani presidency protection is akin to squeezing water from a stone.

Life is God's gift and must be protected. Allowing oneself to be killed without defending it / fighting back is a sin against the giver of life.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Kc3000: 9:34pm On Feb 06, 2018
dlondonbadboy:


The governor's hands are tied..what do you want him to do? Carry arms and fight Buharis brothers himself? It seems Buhari has federalized the police...Buhari is evil..

Police was always a federal force, they do not answer to the governors. We've seen instances where the FG has withdrawn the police detail of a governor, leaving him with no security. There's really nothing Ortom can do if the police and military refuse to act.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by TheFreeOne: 9:43pm On Feb 06, 2018
femidejulius:
I have always wonder at e-diots who call governor Chief Security of States.

Governor do not control the police,army,navy,air force,DSS,efcc,nia,civil defence corps,nothing. The constitution did not mention anywhere that they are chief security officer of their states.

Having established that, Nigeria need to be restructured so that there can be at least local government police, state government police and federal government police.

How do people defend themselves from Fulani militias whom we are told are well armed? How do we defend ourselves from the Fulani President who is obviously protecting his kinsmen by not doing enough?

Pending the time Nigeria is restructured coupled with present failure of security provision for these people should they throw up their arms in helplessness and awaits their murderers to continue taking their lives?

I am with the governor's call for his people to defend themselves cos there seems to be no hope in the security operatives whose leaders pronouncements have shown they'll rather support Fulani militia terrorist herdsmen.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by LordAdam16: 9:43pm On Feb 06, 2018
Like play, na so another civil war go start.

When we were sounding it loud like canary birds in 2015 that Buhari is a disaster waiting to happen, it was as if we were scaremongering.

Now, for the first time since 1999, an elected state governor is asking his people to defend themselves because he has lost confidence in the FG.

The better South (SS and SE, let Tinubu and Osinbajo continue playing politics with human lives) should try and forgive the Middle Belt for their error in 2015 and provide moral support for this call to arms. Pikin wen no hear word kon go injure himself, na still mama go tend to the injuries.

-Lord

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Omololu2121: 9:51pm On Feb 06, 2018
This is good for most of this northerners,when southern governors where asking for state police,governors from the north central rejected it alongside governors from the north west and East.

Buhari can't win the south west in 2019,he will lose

I believe the best for this country is total dissolution

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by ZombiePUNISHER: 9:53pm On Feb 06, 2018
Buhari is not coming to defend you




Please defend yourselves

Let me ask again
Someone like Tuface idibia... Is he truly from Benue? undecided

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Firefire(m): 10:33pm On Feb 06, 2018
Self defense

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by BiafraIShere(m): 10:35pm On Feb 06, 2018
There was a country!

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by naijaking1: 10:45pm On Feb 06, 2018
God bless Ortom, and the peaceful and loving people of Benue

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by plessis: 10:55pm On Feb 06, 2018
The yorubas are responsible for this.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by DeKen: 2:26am On Feb 07, 2018
And someone feels angry when Nigeria is labeled a poo hole country.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by sorom4: 2:32am On Feb 07, 2018
Benue people and Government eyes don finally clear.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by FreddyKruger: 3:14am On Feb 07, 2018
Lol...the people of benue will be extremely foolish to keep waiting for the police or the fulani army to come to their rescue.
Truth is Nobody will protect you people. The security agencies have been mandated to support and protect your killers. Move around armlessly at your own risks. You have all been warned.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by awakeupcall4all(m): 3:17am On Feb 07, 2018
It is really a pity that a useless police force senselessly led by a randy occultist demon IGP Idris and funded by resources from the south are now keeping the citizens at arms length while placing them on slaughter's slab to be dissected by wandering desert demons from futa jallon.
All this put together are deadly ingredient for absolute breakdown of order and war.
But God is mightier than you Kpotum and everyone will be made to spit on your shabby grave in Kutugi when he is done with you.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Nobody: 3:31am On Feb 07, 2018
Fight for your lives... pursue your enemies and overtake them

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by knowledgeable: 3:35am On Feb 07, 2018
plessis:
The yorubas are responsible for this.

Sure.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Yankee101: 3:35am On Feb 07, 2018
Been a long time coming. Self defense is constitutionally protected.



Excerpt from the Criminal Code Act

286. When a person is unlawfully assaulted, and has not provoked the assault, it is lawful for him to use such force to the assailant as is reasonably necessary to make effectual defence against the assault:

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by naijaking1: 3:52am On Feb 07, 2018
Yankee101:
Been a long time coming. Self defense is constitutionally protected.



Excerpt from the Criminal Code Act

286. When a person is unlawfully assaulted, and has not provoked the assault, it is lawful for him to use such force to the assailant as is reasonably necessary to make effectual defence against the assault:

What happens when unlawfully assaulted by the Fulani army of Nigeria?

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by MissAprokoMedia(f): 4:17am On Feb 07, 2018
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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Pavore9: 5:56am On Feb 07, 2018
The Police have proven it can't be relied on.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by Nobody: 7:02am On Feb 07, 2018
The f00lish governor has finally woken up. Anyway, good morning to him. All this while he felt licking bubu's ass was corner his people some semblance of passover. He forgets he is still a kafir to this hard-core jihad it and is no more than a sub-human in their eyes.

We screamed our voice hoarse pre-election 2015 but the eternal useful idiots seem hell-bent on self-destruction

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by whirlwind7(m): 7:20am On Feb 07, 2018
This is very grave.

If you guys remember, gov Ortom was berated in the past for not being more outspoken over this issue. He was called out for not asking the FG to take decisive action. He actually found it difficult to criticize the presidency over this issue. He would rather roll on the floor in remorse and ask his people to pray.

But now, notice this change. The amount of bloodshed has made him realize that his allegiance doesn't lie with an uncaring FG, but to his people.
For the first time since this sham democracy, a sitting governor is asking his people to take up arms and defend themselves, that even he is not safe from Fulani murderers.
That tells you a lot! We are approaching anarchy.

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by valentineuwakwe(m): 7:24am On Feb 07, 2018
this is the best advice but don't tell me that any lawful means is to run and report to the police if my farm, land is attacked or my love ones are killed.....if I have the means to carry arms, i will fight and defend myself....dats what the people of benue shuold do,,..i thought n.a. dem full army pass self...but see wetin dey happen for there land... may God defend them....

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Re: Defend Yourselves Against Killer Herdsmen - Governor Ortom Tells Benue People by sdindan: 7:30am On Feb 07, 2018
Baawaa:
For real 99.9 percent of our politicians are useless,what is their primary assignment as Governors?

Look at this one!

Just shatap mehn.

When bokoharam was tormenting Borno state never did u ppl blamed d governor but always blaming Jonathan. Now something is happening and u are here blaming d governor instead of d terrorist president.

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