The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has reacted to experiences that his son has develop into a assassin.
He debunked experiences making the spherical that considered one of his sons murdered somebody outdoors Nigeria.
DAILY POST experiences that speculations emerged on-line notably on Fb a number of days in the past that the governor’s current journeys to the UK was to settle case of alleged homicide involving his unidentified son.
However reacting to the Fb submit by one De-Benue Emancipator, Ortom in a press release by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Terver Akase, described the allegation as politics taken too far.
The assertion stated not one of the Governor’s youngsters has been concerned in any homicide case or a violence-related incident, at dwelling and overseas, asking the posters to indicate legitimate proof that will again their allegation.
The assertion reads, “We noticed a submit on social media made by one Benjamin Benjamin Bju and shared by a number of others alleging that Governor Samuel Ortom’s son murdered somebody overseas.
“Although the author was particular about Governor Ortom’s title, he failed to say the Governor’s son whom he claimed had killed any individual and the title of the nation the place the stated incident happened.
“We discover the social media submit as politics taken too far. The submit will not be solely false and malicious however can be focused at tarnishing the hard-earned status of the Governor.
“We already alerted Benue individuals to count on the sponsored marketing campaign of calumny in opposition to Governor Ortom now that elections are approaching.
“The objective of those sponsoring the smear campaign is to discredit and distract the Governor and by extension, the entire PDP in Benue State”.