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Ortom salutes Ishaku @ 68, lauds him for promoting unity

By Sunday Iduh

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated his Taraba State counterpart, Arc Darius Ishaku on his 68th birthday.

The governor, in a goodwill message to Ishaku, praised him for his relentless efforts at promoting unity and peaceful co-existence among the various nationalities and religions in Taraba.

Nathaniel Ikyur, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in a statement on Saturday, said Governor Ortom craves for more cooperation between Benue and Taraba States in economic development and security of the neighboring states to enable its citizens live in peace and harmony.

According to the statement, “Benue and Taraba states have many things in common, including cultural similarities that must as a necessity be harnessed for the greater good of citizens.”

The statement added that the governor commended Ishaku for always standing firm with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in spite of the pressure from the rival political parties, especially from the northern axis.

The statement further stated that Governor Ortom called on the Taraba State governor to continue to build more synergy among various leaders of the party at all levels ahead of the general elections so that the PDP will be victorious in 2023.

Governor Ortom prayed that God in His infinite mercy would grant Governor Ishaku peace, good health, wisdom and courage in the years to come.

Governor Ishaku clocked 68 Saturday, August, 30, 2022.

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