By Sunday Iduh
The Deputy Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Adaji has commended the leadership and members of Benue Rebirth Movement for their due diligence in following the designed strategic road map for the realization of its quest in the Benue political equation.
Hon. Adaji stated this when the leadership and members of the Movement paid him and members of the Assembly from Benue South senatorial District a visit in his office at State Assembly Complex, Makurdi.
The Deputy Speaker said formation of the body was appropriate and its objectives noble, saying recognition and respect for minority rights was the beauty of democracy being practice in most developed nations across the globe today.
Hon. Adaji who pledged his support for the movement thanked members for their sacrifice and called on all well-meaning sons and daughters of the Benue south Senatorial District to support the movement for the actualization of its mandate.
The member Representing Otukpo-Akpa State Constituency, Hon. Baba Odeh in his sued for more sensitization and appealed to members of the movement not to allow personal interest override collective bargain of the group while assuring of his support for the realization of the set objectives of the group.
On their parts, Member Representing Oju-II Constituency, Hon. Okanga Okponya and that of Agatu Constituency, Hon. Abu Edo both pledged their support to the Benue Rebirth Movement to accomplish its mission.
Earlier in his speech, the National Coordinator, Benue Rebirth Movement, Air Vice Marshal Monday Morgan (Rtd) said the visit was to intimate members of the state House of Assembly from the zone about the activities of the movement and seek their support and partnership of all to achieve the set goals.
He said the Benue Rebirth Movement was out to speak and appeal for an end to the inequality and injustice being meted to the people of Benue South Senatorial District in the Benue Political equation.
“The fight against political marginalization and the minority rights that the founding father of Benue politics such as JS Tarka of blessed memory stood for should be respected for the overall good of the State” he said.