By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The three senators from Benue State have distanced themselves from the decision of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, to support Peter Obi in the tomorrow’s presidential election.
The senators disclosed this in a statement they jointly signed and made available to newsmen on Thursday.
According to the senators, their support is for the People’s Democratic Party’s Candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The three senators are currently representing Benue at the National Assembly. They are: Gabriel Torwua Suswam, Emmanuel Yisa Oker Jev and Patrick Abba Moro.
The statement reads in part ,”This is to inform the entire public, the citizens of Benue State and Nigeria that after due consultations with the Benue people in the three senatorial zones, Benue has resolved to cast their votes for the People’s Democratic Party. We are resolved to join the rest of Nigeria to elect former Vice President His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on February 25th, 2023.”
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