Governor Samuel Ortom, on behalf of his family, the Government, and the people of Benue State, has congratulated the Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chancellor, University of Benin.
The Governor in a statement by Terver Akase, his Chief Press Secretary described Tiv’s appointment as well deserved.
The statement quoted the Governor as saying that the appointment ”states that the wealth of experience of the Paramount Ruler of the Tiv nation as former Vice-Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Makurdi and Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Dutsin-Ma in Katsina State, will immensely benefit the University of Benin.”
He also commended President Buhari for the appointment of the Tor Tiv and expresses the hope that more Benue sons and daughters will be given key appointments at the federal level.
”The Governor wishes His Royal Majesty, Professor Ayatse a successful tenure as the University Chancellor and prays God to bless him with good health and wisdom,” the statement added.
Gov Ortom to commission ultra-modern Tor Tiv Palace April 8 [Photos]