Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says his administration will soon overcome the challenges of non-payment workers’ salaries in the state, with the help of God. Ortom expressed the hope when he met with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, who was in Makurdi on Sunday for a programme.
The governor, who has owed about five months workers’ salaries, said that God would help his government to settle the backlog of the salaries. He said despite the economic crunch that had affected the smooth running of his administration, God has been faithful and would intervene through the servant of God. The governor noted that the security challenges of the state had ended since the state was dedicated to God in May, 2016. Read more