The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in the state, Titus Uba would build on the legacies he (Ortom) would be leaving behind after his tenure in May 2023.
Governor Ortom stated this Wednesday in Gbajimba, headquarters of Guma Local Area in continuation of the statewide campaigns of the PDP where a mammoth crowd of party faithful trouped out to receive the campaign train.
He pointed out that his administration has done a lot in several sectors of the economy, particularly in strengthening security and proffering a lasting solution to the protracted issue of pensions and gratuities with the domestication of the PENCOM law in the state.
According to the Governor, with the domestication of the PENCOM Law and contribution of over 6 billion Naira into the fund, once the state reaches the threshold of 10 billion naira, the State Government will access funds to clear the backlog of pensions and gratuities.
This, the Governor noted that even if his administration could not achieve due to limited time, the Government of Uba will be able to build on that foundation.
Torbunde as well as Vitalis Koryol for youths and Mrs. Ruth Kpengwa for women.
They all acknowledged that PDP was the only party known to them in the area and declared their readiness to rally support for the party’s candidates, especially Governor Ortom and Engr. Uba whom they said has never abandoned them.
Traditional rulers led by Ter Guma, His Royal Highness, Chief Dennis Shemberga and religious leaders had earlier given their blessings to Governor Ortom, Engr Uba and other candidates of the PDP to emerge victorious in their political aspirations.