Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has reminded citizens of the state that the N50 million reward for anyone with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza, aka Gana, still stands.
This is even as Ortom commended security operatives in the state for their proactive and gallant efforts in ensuring peace, with a vow that criminal elements operating in the state must be decimated.
The governor who re-echoed this in Makurdi while briefing journalists after the State Security Council (SSC) meeting, emphasized his administration’s resolve to make life unbearable for criminals operating in the State.
While calling on Benue citizens to always provide timely and useful information to security agents to help them combat kidnapping, cultism and other crimes in the State, the governor emphasized that intelligence gathering remains key to the war against insecurity.
Governor Ortom also commended the chairman of Ado local government, James Oche for the steps taken so far in tackling insecurity in the local government, urging other chairmen to cue into the security initiative of the Ado chairman.
“Council also took far reaching decisions to end the pockets of land disputes involving some communities and all have agree to give peace a chance”
“Security of lives and property would continue to be the top priority of this administration because without peace, there will be no meaningful development in the society”