WARRI – Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has advocated for Justice, fairness and equity so as to stem the various agitation across the country.
Ortom made the called on
Tuesday during the inauguration of the rehabilitated and overlaid 7.9 kilometers Oha/Orerokpe/Oviore Road with bridge in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta.
He said , that, the the level injustice, lack of fairness and equity in the country was probably responsible for the various agitation emanating from the geo-political zones.
The governor while urging
Nigerians to embrace unity irrespective of ethnic and religious differences, said that he would continue to preach the unity of Nigeria because according to him, ‘we are better as a country’.
“Let there be justice for all irrespective of our ethnic and religions, we should be united as a nation. God has been with Nigeria and will never abandoned our country.
“What is happening today, I believed when God arises, enemies of this country will scatter and we shall have our peace,” he said.
While commending, his host, governor, Ifeanyi Okowa for the infrastructural development in the state Gov. Ortom urged him to sustained the tempo.
“God will surely reward you for committing yourself to this level and determination of focus to add values to the development of Delta
“We appreciate your uprightness not just at the state level but at the national. At the party level you never fail any assignment committed to you.
“Continue to do your best, you are a bridge builder. In midst of the many challenges in this country where people are singing songs of disunity, you have remained focused.
“I appreciate you for this milestone, this road will not only be used by the people of Delta,” Ortom said.
He said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was committed to providing dividends of democracy to the people and thanked the Okpe kingdom and the entire Delta for supporting the governor.
“As leaders in this country especially the PDP, we are prepared to give Nigerians a democracy that is anchored on equity, fairness and justice.
“I have learnt and will continue to learn, do not be tired when I come knocking again.
“I will send members of my cabinet to interface with members of your cabinet to see how we can partner and add values to the development of our people,” Ortom told his counterpart.
The host, governor Okowa in his remark, said that , his administration was committed to improving the lives of the people through infrastructural development.
“I thank God for the traditional rulers we have in this state. They have continued to partner with the government of this state to
achieve peace and we have continued to remain focus on our dreams” he said.
Okowa urged the people to cooperate with his administration to enable him to continue to impact meaningfully on their means of livelihood.
Ortom had earlier on Tuesday inaugurated the Army Day Secondary School in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta where he stressed that quality education remains the bedrock of any society.