Two days to the governorship election, the Benue State wing of the Labour Party and the governorship candidate of the Action People’s Party, APP, have endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Titus Uba.
In separate ceremonies today at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi, the State Chairman of the Labour Party, Ibrahim Idoko Otene said the decision of the party to support Uba to win the governorship election was sequel to the collaboration with the presidential candidate of the party, Mr Peter Obi received from the PDP in the state.
Otene, who was accompanied by members of the State Working Committee of the Labour Party, stated that their action was a directive from the National Secretariat of the party. According to him, the support Governor Samuel Ortom gave to their presidential candidate had to be reciprocated.
He said the Governor stood for equity, fairness and justice, and even risked his senatorial ambition for the Obi presidential bid.
The Benue State Labour Chairman, also commended Titus Uba for his humility and synergy with other key players, expressing optimism that the PDP guber candidate would serve the state diligently.
Similarly, the governorship candidate of Action People’s Party, APP, Terlumun Kenneth Kwadzah, endorsed Titus Uba of PDP to emerge victorious on Saturday.