Gov Ortom denies involvement in election/selection of new Idoma Monarch

Gov Ortom denies involvement in election/selection of new Idoma Monarch

 

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has dismissed allegations that he was involved in the election of a new paramount ruler of the Idoma people, The Ochi’ Idoma.

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This is as The Ochetoha K’Idoma, a sociocultural group, accused the governor of interfering in the selection process.

In a statement issued on Wednesday by his Chief press secretary, Mr Nathianiel Ikyur, the governor stated that he had no involvement in the selection process.

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He went on to say that the governor never invited any traditional ruler of Idoma descent or anyone else to Government House for the purpose of selecting a new traditional ruler for the Idoma nation.

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