Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has conceded defeat to Senator-elect, Titus Zam of the APC who defeated him in the Benue North-West Senatorial District Election.
Governor Ortom, A prominent member of the G5 led by Governor Wike also begged for forgiveness from all those he offended while serving the state.
According to Ortom, “In the course of serving the state, I have always ensured equity, fairness, justice, and the rule of law. Though there was glaring evidence of malpractices including non-transmission of results electronically during the conduct of the Benue north west senatorial election, I have taken the decision to withdraw my case from the tribunal. As the Bible says in John 3:27 “A man can receive nothing, except it is given to him from heaven”.
“Let me reassure the people of Benue state that as Governor, I will continue to provide selfless service in all sectors of development till the end of my tenure on May 29, 2023. For those I might have offended in this journey of serving the state and our country, I seek their forgiveness, as I also forgive those who have offended me.”