Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has advocated the retention of the Press Council Act within the Structure.
Ortom, who made the request on Friday throughout an interactive session with newsmen in Makurdi, stated that below no guise ought to the Act be expunged from the structure.
“There isn’t a foundation gagging the press. I fully disagree with these calling for the elimination of the press council regulation within the structure.
“Freedom of Press needs to be allowed as a result of that’s one of the best ways to go.
“It offers the oppressed and others the chance to specific themselves and convey out their challenges to the fore,” the governor stated.
He additional suggested these championing the elimination of the press council regulation from the structure to know they’d not be there eternally.
Otom stated he was anxious over the scenario within the nation “as a result of nothing significant is occurring”.
In line with him, Nigerians are struggling and smiling.
The governor urged the Federal Authorities to additionally approve N100 billion for ranching in Benue, because it authorized N6.5 billion for ranching in Katsina State.
He stated his request was primarily based on the truth that Benue was the primary to champion the decision for the institution of ranching and prohibition of open grazing.