Benue State Governor, Gov Samuel Ortom alleged said on Sunday in Makurdi that he once heard that some people are planning to kill his kidnap him, dismember his body parts until he dies.

Governor Samuel Ortom who prayed against this also stated that he had dismantled all negative tendencies often believed to deter progress in the Government House.
This was said during a Special Thanksgiving Service organised in his honour at the Chapel of Grace Government House Makurdi.

He said:
Since my arrival I have dedicated a special time on daily basis to be with God because He works in miraculous ways.
Those working against me are wasting their time and will never succeed.
I have dismantled the devils in Benue Government House.
They cannot come near us again.
I am not afraid of any human being.
I once heard that some people are planning to kill my security aides, kidnap me and dismember me parts by parts until I die, but I have told them that God will not allow that to happen.

Governor Ortom appealed to Benue people to exercise patience and judge his performance at the end of his second term.
Pointing out that he had already executed projects and policies that would benefit generations yet to be born.

In his words:
We are laying foundations that generations yet unborn will benefit.
We appreciate what we have done so far we are not rushing into making policies, we are taking our time.

Evangelist Michael Ewache In a sermon said that the battles facing the state were more spiritual than physical.
We need light to shine and take over darkness in the state.
He read from the Book of 1st Samuel 2 verse 9 and Romans 9 verse 11.
Said that God could not be questioned on his leadership choices.
God’s signature cannot be deleted by any human being.