GOV ORTOM VISITS THE SCENE OF OTUKPO FIRE DISASTER

GOV ORTOM VISITS THE SCENE OF
OTUKPO FIRE DISASTER
–Donates N50M to Victims of the
Inferno
The Executive Governor of Benue State,
His Excellency, Samuel Ortom today,
Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 paid On-the-
Spot Assessment visit to the scene of
the fire disaster that gutted Otukpo Main
Market in the early hours of yesterday,
Monday, 16th March, 2020.
Addressing the people and victims of
the inferno, Gov Ortom promised that all
efforts would be expedited to prevent
future occurrence.
Gov Samuel Ortom, after his address to
the affected traders in Otukpo, among
other things, donated the sum of fifty
million (50,000,000,00) naira to cushion
the pains of the traders who lost their
belongings to the recent fire inferno.
Governor Ortom promised to construct
about four township roads leading to the
Market for easy access in case of any
emergency. He said he will set up
committee to work towards the
realization of the new market site
allocated to marketers by the Local
Government Council, adding that, no
room for criminalities of any form both
in Zone C and the entire Benue State. He
said those harboring criminals would be
dealt with according to the law.
The Governor, on Tuesday 17th March
2020, visited Otukpo Local Government
Area and the headquarters of Zone C, to
commiserate with those who lost their
belongings to the recent fire inferno
which burnt down Otukpo Market.

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