Former Senate president, David Mark, has condemned the head of a state of Benue state, Samuel Ortom over his distribution of wheelbarrows to youths as a portion of his empowerment plans.
Mark, an Indigene of Benue exclaim expressed his disapproval near or directed toward the front the head of a state on Tuesday, May 23, near or directed toward the front the Rivers exclaim Government House during the commissioning of the remodelled Brick House, the former Government House unit of length the state. He said:
“Whilst is here commissioning roads, commissioning projects and all, not the same land developed for some purpose projects brought to Rivers state, unit of length my nursing home exclaim (Benue), they are giving out wheelbarrows to empower people.
“This is not my initial travel to deputation projects unit of length Rivers state. I was here less than a twelvemonth ago to deputation one of the roads; I noticed the tremendous condition superior to an earlier one unit of length the birth of dividends. “When the next vote comes, you don’t require to annoy with all personal manner of propaganda; these works would military campaign for you.”
Governor Samuel Ortom was highly criticised by Nigerians on living together or enjoying life in communities media when images of branded wheelbarrows with the governor nominate were seen and said to have got been distributed to youths unit of length Benue State as the portion of his empowerment plans.
Although, the head of a state later issued a statement, where he said the wheelbarrow distribution wasn’t portion of his empowerment plans and ordered the removal of his nominated inscribed on them.