Governor Ortom charges political leaders, “Let’s Join Hands To Rebuild Nigeria.”
Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue State, has urged Nigerians to put national advancement ahead of narrow-minded concerns.
After receiving the state's highest honor, the “Grand Service Star of Rivers State” GSSRS, Governor Ortom delivered the address on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He claimed that all that was necessary to save the nation at this specific point in its history, when it is facing difficulties on all fronts—economically, socially, politically, and in terms of security—was for the people to show their patriotism.
The Governor praised Governor Nyesom Wike and the people of Rivers State for their wisdom in establishing the Award, which honored individuals from all six geopolitical regions of the nation.
He claimed that this had proven how much Governor Wike and the residents of the State believed in the unity of Nigeria.
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Nigeria will be great and truly assume its position as the leader of Africa and the giant of Africa if everyone there thinks like Governor Wike.
Governor Ortom enjoined the people that as the nation prepare to participate in next year's general elections, they should not “Look at political parties, nor look at ethnicity but how we can salvage our country Nigeria and make it greater than what it is today”.
The Governor called on the honorees to take the message that has been passed by the Governor and people of Rivers State to their respective states and regions so that the people would appreciate the need to work together for the unity and progress of the country.