All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole launched a tirade against Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday, claiming that the governor is partly responsible for the security challenge in the state. He also accused the governor of non-performance and aggravating the level of poverty among his people. But Ortom, who dumped the APC on Wednesday, fired back immediately. He said Oshiomhole appeared to know more about the killings in Benue and was hiding the truth from Nigerians. He threatened to sue the APC chair for disparaging him.
In firing the first salvo yesterday, Oshiomole said Ortom’s exit is a blessing in disguise for the APC after all.
He told reporters in Abuja that contrary to claims by the governor about the killings and general security situation in the state