Bellnewsonline.com reports that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Sunday criticized the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar saying “to hell with you Atiku”. The Governor made this statement as he hosted a dinner party with some of his colleges from Oyo, Rivers, Abia and Enugu state in Makurdi, Government House. The 4 Governors were Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers state, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state.
They arrived for the official flag-off of the PDP Governorship Campaign which was scheduled to hold on Monday but before the campaign, they are expected to inaugrate projects in the state. Ortom in his statement said, I would not support the presidential bid of Atiku Abubakar to continue the killing of my people in Benue, to hell with Atiku and the ones supporting him, let them go and tell him, I would rather die than be slave to a Fulani, who ever is supporting Atiku becomes an enemy to Benue state.