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Sen Akume tells Buhari point blank how Benue people feel about him

Sen Akume tells Buhari point blank how Benue people feel about him

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told as he visited Benue that the people are angry with him following his response to the killings of the citizens by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

A former governor of the state, and serving Senator, George Akume, made the revelation to Buhari during his Monday visit to the state.

The senator recalled how the people rejected their own politicians to stick with Buhari in 2015 presidential elections, but were deserted by the man they gave all their support at the time they needed him most.

“Your Excellency, you could recall that Senator David Mark was Senate President while Gabriel Suswam was the chief security officer of the state, yet the Tiv people voted for you in 2015.

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“We have no federal project in Benue State, Ortom does not make law, Benue People made the law, JS Tarka fought for the unity of our country Nigeria, Mr. President the Tiv people are not happy about your reaction towards the killing of Tiv farmers by Fulani herdsman,” Akume to him.

He then urged the president to ensure an end is put to the incessant killings of citizens in the state by killer herdsmen.

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