Ocholi: Governors of Benue, Plateau, Bauchi pay condolence visit to Buhari


Governors of Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states, Samuel Ortom, Simon Lalong and Abdullahi Abubakar, respectively, on Wednesday, paid condolence visit to President Muhammadu Buhari.

The governors commiserated with Buhari over the death of Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.

Gov. Ortom told State House Correspondents that he did not only commiserate with the President on the death of Ocholi, but also briefed him on the happenings in his state.

“I decided to come and brief Mr President and to appreciate him for standing by Benue in their times of challenge of herdsmen invasion of the state.

“I’m also here to commiserate with the President over the death of our brother, the Minister of State for Labour, the whole of Benue was in mourning state because Ocholi was a very good friend to the entire people of Benue.

“He was with me during the Christmas; he was with me just three weeks ago.

“We pray that the Almighty God will bless his soul and those of his family members,’’ he said. (NAN)

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