Benue APC Governorship Candidate Escapes Death As Gunmen Storm Funeral

Published 4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
at 06:28 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Chief Sam Ortom, Friday escaped death, as unknown gunmen shot sporadically, when he attended the funeral ceremony of a lecturer of Benue State University (BSU), Dr Samson Sambe, in Adikpo, headquarters of Kwande Local Government Area of the state.

Ortom was giving funeral oration when sudden sporadic gunshots left mourners scampering for safety, reports Saturday Tribune.

The window of Ortom’s van was reportedly shattered as the bullet pierced through the roof the car. Another branded Pick-up vehicle was hit at the tail board and the bullet pierced through, came out by the left side and hit a journalist’s car parked close by.

Ortom’s media aide, Tahav Argezua, while speaking on the incident, stated that despite the attack, his principal still went ahead to conclude his oration. But he lodged a formal complaint at the Adikpo police station.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, ASP Austin Ezeani, confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Makurdi.

According to him, the vehicles, a Ford and Toyota Hilux with another utility vehicle, received several shots. However, the police is yet to establish the motive of the attack but had begun investigations into the matter.














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bamilok2008 at 07:52 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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Thank God for ur Life. Politics is a dirty game
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arc1 at 08:10 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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My friend better move out of politices after dis u are gone
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proly at 08:20 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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hmmmmmmmmmmmm
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beneno at 08:48 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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elchymo at 09:27 AM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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Ecto at 01:39 PM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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That is what happens when a failed PDP governorship candidate suddenly emerges as APC guber candidate against the wish of stunch APC pioneers wishes under inexplicable circumstances.

Sad it happened  at my Birthplace Adikpo.
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zednaijaman at 02:19 PM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: Ecto on 01:39 PM, 22/02/2015
That is what happens when a failed PDP governorship candidate suddenly emerges as APC guber candidate against the wish of stunch APC pioneers wishes under inexplicable circumstances.

Sad it happened  at my Birthplace Adikpo.
Exactly, its clear these attacks are from within. The last hit was on his campaign office and now an attempt to take his life. This man for just chill oo
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royalsam450 at 06:21 PM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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God will  not make him chill till e go down make them kill am befor he go kill us nama shege
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chealseafc at 11:34 PM, 22/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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i hope they will be attacking only their selves and not shading the blood of the poor masses.
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BobGbadus at 01:19 AM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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The handiwork of PDP thugs of course... Huh?
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EmekaBlue at 01:45 AM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes lucky u
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Andybest1 at 07:47 AM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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Thank God for your life
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Nicksam at 08:34 AM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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THANK GOD FOR YOUR LIFE
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discollins at 05:59 PM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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That is what happens when a failed PDP governorship candidate suddenly emerges as APC guber candidate against the wish of stunch APC pioneers wishes under inexplicable circumstances.
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cosmos68 at 06:00 PM, 23/02/2015 (4 years ago)
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mmh so funny indeed ...Ortom’s media aide, Tahav Argezua, while speaking on the incident, stated that despite the attack, his principal still went ahead to conclude his oration. But he lodged a formal complaint at the Adikpo police station. Ok nah i hear  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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