Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has inaugurated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Council for the ORTOM/ABOUNU Governorship Campaign Organization, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The ceremony took place at the Benue State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja, yesterday,Benue News reports.
Governor Ortom who thanked members of the Council for accepting the task, affirmed the resolve of PDP to embark on issue-based campaign to ensure the victory of the party in the coming elections.
He expressed confidence in the personalities on the Campaign Council, saying that PDP remains the best option for Benue people and other Nigerians.
The Governor said the role of the Council would be to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Campaign Organization headed by the Director-General.
Responding, Senators David Mark and Iyorchia Ayu, the Speaker Benue State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Titus Uba as well as other members of the Council took turns to commend Governor Ortom on the manner he has handled affairs of the party since he assumed its leadership in the state. They pledged their commitment to ensuring the victory of PDP in the coming polls.
Members of the Campaign Council are:
1 . Governor Samuel Ortom – Chairman
2 . Hon. John Ngbede – Deputy Chairman
3 . Senator David Mark – Member
4 . Sen. Dr Iorchiya Ayu
5 . Rt. Hon Gabriel Suswam
6. Rt. Hon Titus Uba
7. Rt. Hon. Johnson Egli Ahubi
8. Hon. Terngu Shawon – Director General
9. Dr. Joe Nyam – Secretary
10. Rt. Hon Orker Jev
11. Comrade Abba Moro
12. Hon. Avine Agbom
13 . Chief Mrs Margaret Icheen
14 . Chief Mrs Rebecca Apedzan
15. Prof David Ker
16. Engineer Felix Atume
17. Hon. Dave Iorhemba
18. Hon. Austin Awodi
19. Chief Mrs Abeje Egwa
20. Hon. Emmanuel Agbo
21. Dr. Cletus Tyokyaa
22. Prince Yandev Amaabai
23. Hon. Samson Okwu
24. State Women Leader
25. State Youth Leader