By Titus Atondu, Makurdi
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has disclosed that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for next year’s Governorship election, Engineer Titus Uba has the capacity to effectively govern the state.
Ortom who stated this Saturday at the IBB Square, Makurdi during a wedding reception in honour of Engineer Uba and his wife Pauline Uba, explained that the PDP candidate’s humility was a virtue that all great leaders possess.
The Governor explained that Engineer Uba has excelled in his professional career and as a politician, having presided over one of the most successful assembly across the states of the federation, would replicate his performance as Governor of Benue.
He congratulated Engineer Uba and his wife, Pauline for consummating their union in the Lord and called on the people to pray for them as well as other marriages to succeed.
The Governor who prayed God to bless the union also asked Him to grant their heart desires and ambitions, adding that as a humble couple, God will lift them to the exalted position of the number one family of the state.
Chairman of the occasion, Senator representing Benue North East, Senator Gabriel Suswam and the Head of Service, Mrs. Veronica Onyeke who served as the Chairlady, urged the couple to stick to their marital vows and always look unto God for solutions to their challenges to have a successful union.
In their goodwill messages, wife of the Governor, Dr. Eunice Ortom, represented by Mrs. Monica Ugela, wife of PDP National Chairman, Mrs. Iyorchia Ayu, Wife of the Tor Tiv, HRM, Felicia Ayatse and Tor Jechira, Chief Clement Uganden, advised the couple to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness to have a blissful marriage.
The State Deputy Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu, other members of the state executive and security councils, leadership of the PDP at both the state, Zonal and National levels as well as other dignitaries across the state witnessed the wedding ceremony.