Herdsmen: Wike reconciles Ortom, Bala Mohammed

Posted by News Express | 3 March 2021 | 791 times

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•ORTOM, BALA IN WARM EMBRACE, WIKE , FINTIRI WATCH ON

By UJA EMMANUEL, Makurdi

Benue Governor Samuel Ortom and his Bauchi State counterpart Bala Mohammed on Tuesday embraced after a truce brokered by Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike.

The duo had clashed publicly over herdsmen killings across the nation.

Mohammed defended herdsmen bearing AK-47 rifles, saying they do so for self-protection.

But Ortom blasted the Bauchi Governor for allegedly supporting criminality labeling him a “terrorist governor”

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) waded into the altercation between the two governors who incidentally belonged to the PDP.

Wike and his Adamawa counterpart, Ahmadu Fintiri, met with the two governors on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Ortom and Mohammed embraced at the end of the meeting in Wike’s private residence.

Reacting, Ortom had lambasted the Bauchi governor for allegedly supporting criminality while labeling him a “terrorist governor”.

The Peoples Democratic Party had waded into the altercation between the two governors who incidentally belonged to the PDP.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his Adamawa State counterpart, Ahmadu Fintiri, met with the two governors on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, and initiated reconciliation efforts.

A truce seemed to be reached after the meeting at Wike’s private residence in Port Harcourt with Ortom and Mohammed embracing each other.  (THE NATION)


Source: News Express

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