Ortom condoles with Abounu, Audu over misfortune


Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has asked the families of the Deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr Benson Abounu and Chief Akange Audu to take solace in God over the unfortunate death of their loved ones.

According to his Chief Press Secretary Nathaniel Ikyur, the Governor stated this on Sunday, April 24th, 2022 when he paid condolence visits on the two families over the death of their relations.

The deputy Governor lost his second son, Michael Abounu while Chief Audu lost his wife, Juliana Audu, in the early hours of Sunday, April 23rd.

He admonished them to be comforted in God, stating that “the Lord gives life and takes at his appointed time.”

“As Christians, when things like this happens we cannot do anything except to give glory to God.”

Engineer Benson Abounu in an emotion-laden voice thanked the Governor for the visit, stating that his visit had brought a lot of comfort to the family.

On his part, Akange Audu appreciated the visit of the governor, stating that the family was consoled by the fact that the deceased loved God and died as a Christian.

The late Mrs Juliana Audu was a former Chairman of Makurdi Local Government.

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