Miss Doose Happiness Ortom.
Senator Akume, whose delegation was led by former Deputy Governor of the state, Chief Stephen Lawani, described the loss of the Governor’s younger sister as painful and unfortunate.
Chief Lawani, accompanied by the Chairman, APC Elders Forum in Benue State, Chief Simon Shango, Hon. Sam Ode, Deputy Governorship Candidate in the 2019 elections and Mr. Christopher Tarka, expressed Senator Akume’s sympathies to the entire Ortom Adorogo family and prayed God to grant the deceased eternal rest.
Responding, Governor Ortom appreciated Senator Akume for the show of solidarity with his family at their time of grief.
He stated that his late sister underwent a major surgical operation which came out successfully, describing her sudden death as shocking and devastating.
The Governor also used the occasion to speak about the importance of unity and cooperation among political leaders of the state which he, Senator Akume and others have been championing in the past few months.