Latest Benue State Online News Headlines For Today July 4th

Latest Benue State Online News Headlines For Today

President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Samuel Ortom/File Photo

Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Thursday, July 4th, 2019, on Concise News.


Benue Govt Refutes Claims By Presidency On Ruga Settlement

The Benue State Government on Tuesday debunked statements made by the Presidency on the Ruga settlement in the state by the Federal Government. Concise News reports that the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Garba Shehu had said that Benue state was not included in the Federal Government’s Ruga plan, insisting that the initiative is voluntary. Reacting to the claim, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Terver Akase, in a statement said the federal government, through its ministry of agriculture, wrote to the Benue state government informing it about the decision to establish Ruga settlements in the three senatorial zones of the state. The spokesman added that the State Ministry of Agriculture which received the correspondence replied the Federal Ministry, stating clearly that Benue state had no land for the Ruga settlements, but has land for ranches as stipulated by the state’s open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law of 2017. Read more here.

Benue’s Ortom Reacts To FG’s Suspension Of RUGA Settlements Plan

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says the suspension of the Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) Settlements plan by the Federal Government is a victory for all peace-loving Nigerians. Concise News reports that the governor made this known in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase on Wednesday. The Governor states that the rejection of the Ruga settlement model was not personal but rather a struggle by the people of the country against impunity and injustice. Governor Ortom commends President Muhammadu Buhari for heeding the call of the people for the suspension of the Ruga settlement patterns. Read more here.


And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines.


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