This decision was taken Friday when chiefs from the 14 Tiv-speaking
local governments of Benue State converged in Gboko, the ancestral home
of the Tiv people to begin the process of selecting a New Tor Tiv.
It was gathered that after the lengthy session, the chiefs also
jettison the selection of Tor Tiv based on intermediate areas, insisting
that it should be between Ipusu and Ichongo, the two ruling houses in
Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom has reiterated his decision not to
interfere with selection of the Tor Tiv, first class chiefs and other