The incumbent Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has informed the state Governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, to look after him after his exit from office in May.
According to Punch reports, Suswam assured Ortom that his party (PDP) will not challenge his victory in court, claiming that litigation was an unnecessary distraction.
Rounding up his speech, Suswam said he had started a peaceful transition to enable the Governor-elect to take over from him.
He said, “I’ve already started a peaceful transition to enable the Governor-elect to take over power after the expiration of my tenure.”
He however further reiterated that the Governor – elect must look after him after he leaves office in May.