Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue

[PHOTO NEWS] Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue

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Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday morning arrived the airport at Makurdi, the Benue State capital on a solidarity visit to the state.

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The former President is in Benue, in solidarity with the governor and people of the state over the incessant killings and attacks by suspected herdsmen.

He was received at the airport by the state Governor Samuel Ortom and other top government officials in the state.
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Not less than 158 persons have been reported killed in the sate as a result of sustained herdsmen attacks in the state since the January 11th, an event that led to a mass burial and protest by youths in Makurdi, the state capital.
Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue
The former President is expected to visit the mass burial grave site and also meet stakeholders at the government house.

He is also expected to visit the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp located in Agan Toll Gate, where over 34, displaced residents of the state are taking refuge.

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose had earlier paid a condolence visit to Benue State on Thursday, February 8. During the visit, he declared support for the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government in 2017, warning that it must not be compromised.

[PHOTO NEWS] Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue
Obasanjo Pays Solidarity Visit To Benue

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Chief Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, Ph.D. (/oʊˈbɑːsəndʒoʊ/; Yoruba: Olúṣẹ́gun Ọbásanjọ́ [olúʃɛ̙́ɡũ ɒ̙básandʒɒ̙́]; born 5 March 1937) is a former Nigerian Army general who was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation’s head of state. He served as a military ruler from 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979, and as a democratically elected president from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. From July 2004 to January 2006, Obasanjo also served as Chairperson of the African Union.
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