Osinbajo, Air Force reportedly apologise to Ortom after he was barred from welcoming the vice president

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Osinbajo, Air Force reportedly apologise to Ortom after he was barred from welcoming the vice president

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly tendered an apology to the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom over the conduct of security personnel attached to the gate of the Air Force Base in Makurdi, Benue State capital.

 

The security personnel attached to the tactical air command at the main entrance of the Air Force Base (NAF) had barred Governor Ortom from receiving the Vice-President into his state on Saturday, February 12.

 

The Vice President was travelling to Wukari, Taraba State en route to the Makurdi military airport in Benue to attend the convocation of the Federal University, Wukari.

 

Addressing journalists at the Government House in Makurdi earlier today, Ortorm registered his displeasure after he was denied entrance at the gate of the Air Force, while on his way to receive the Vice-President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. He said organs of government should avoid conflating official duties with politics. According to Governor Ortom, he had been…



Source: Linda Ikeji