By Dan Mashin
A group of Benue women under the aegis of Benue Women Unite For Atiku/Ortom has said they will ensure that Governor Samuel Ortom comes out victorious in the 2019 gubernatorial election
They made this known today at the Old Banquet Hall of the Benue People’s House Makurdi during a courtesy call on the Wife of the Governor of Benue state, Mrs. Eunice Ortom PhD.
Hon. (Mrs) Doosuur B Dzoho who led the group stated that their visit was to introduce the group to the wife of the Governor and express their desire to canvass for votes from Benue women to vote massively for Governor Ortom and other candidates under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
She maintained that the Governor through the support of his wife has given so many Benue women opportunity to serve, therefore the women determined to ensure that he is re-elected.
In their goodwill messages, Hon. (Mrs) Hembadoon Amena, Mrs. Joyce Tarkaa, Mrs. Lydia Okwori who spoke for Zone A, Zone B, and Zone C women respectively noted that the wife of the Governor has stood with the women, making sure women are given maximum attention hence they will mobilize all Benue women to give block votes to her husband in all the zones of the state come 2019
In her remarks, PDP State Women Leader, Hon. (Mrs) Abije Egwa who emphasized that women always abide by their words, urged the women to be acquainted to the grassroots in other to mobilize and deliver the state from the hands of those that want to take over their ancestral lands.
Responding, Mrs. Eunice appreciated the group for their support and words of encouragement.
The First Lady stated that the calibre of women in the group has strengthened her confidence and assurance of victory in the forthcoming election.
Dr. Mrs. Ortom stressed that women are great mobilizers and urged them to remain united in other to achieve a perfect result, even as she prayed God grant them the strength to carry on the task.