Benue: Gov. Ortom makes clarification on ‘hiring trucks to convey police officers’

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The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday disproved a video asserting that he was answerable for recruiting trucks that passed on police constables from Enugu back to the State.

A video had surfaced online wherein Ortom was said to have employed trucks to pass on police initiates from Enugu State back to Benue State.

In any case, Ortom’s Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase clarified that the Governor just endorsed the solicitation of the State Police Command for help to help the constables from Nigeria Police Training School in Enugu State.

The announcement sent to TELOADED portrayed the video as a demonstration of evil and intentional endeavor to cast the representative in awful light.

The announcement peruses: “We viewed a video slanting via web-based networking media in which the individuals who shot it were heard guaranteeing that Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom sent trucks to pass on police constables from Enugu back to the state.

“State that the Government of Benue State didn’t enlist trucks or different vehicles to pass on the police volunteers to the state.

“Senator Ortom just endorsed the solicitation of the State Police Command for help, to empower it take the constables back to the state from Nigeria Police Training School, Enugu. It was not the obligation of the Governor to decide the kind of vehicles the order would use for that reason.

“We discover the said video as a demonstration of devilishness and intentional endeavor to cast the Governor in awful light.”