Just In: Buhari, Ortom meet at Aso Rock after attack

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Tuesday, held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Governor Ortom was, on Saturday, attacked by gunmen while returning from his farm in Tyomu community along Makurdi-Gboko highway.

Condemnations trailed the attack from governors and various groups across the country.

Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Subsequently, President Buhari had on Sunday ordered security agencies to carry out what he called an “open and transparent” investigation into the attack.

Buhari is of the All Progressives Congress while Ortom is of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Details later.

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