Gov. Alia Orders Security Agencies To Rescue Kidnapped Family Of Former Chief Of Staff


…Assures Benue people of security of life and property  

Benue state Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has directed security agencies in the state to go after the kidnappers of the family of the Mr Terwase Orbunde, former Chief of Staff to former Governor Samuel Ortom.

This was as he directed the security agencies to ensure that criminal elements disrupting the peace of the state are fished out and brought to justice.

Governor Alia also assured that he is ready and willing to continue to provide the necessary support needed by the security agencies to ensure the state is cleaned from nefarious activities.

Alia, who stated these when he was briefed concerning the attack on Mr. Terwase Orbunde, former Chief of Staff to former Governor Samuel Ortom, and the subsequent abduction of his wife and housemaid by unknown gunmen, expressed shock and and dismayed over what he described as “barbaric act”.

While He condemning the unfortunate incident in strong terms, Governor Alia said the law enforcement agencies and the government need information.

In the words of Alia; “I have said this, and I must keep saying it, security should, and must be everyone’s concern. Make it a culture that anytime you see something, say something”.

A statement by Sir Tersoo Kula, Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, said that Alia noted that while insecurity has become a global issue and is not peculiar to Benue alone, he will continue working round the clock to secure every life and property in the state.

The governor assured Benue residents that security is a top priority in his administration, stressing that matters of insecurity will soon be a thing of the past.

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