Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday said the former emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, should know that he (Ortom) does not command the military or dictate the pace for them.
Sanusi was said to have granted an interview to the BBC Hausa Service wherein he again levelled allegations against the Benue State governor over the killings of over 40 herders in Nasarawa State last week.
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The governor in his reply to the accusation through his Special Adviser, Media & Publicity, Terver Akase, posited that the former emir spoke in his “continuation of the desperation to profile” and set him up for elimination.
He said: “A man of Sanusi’s standing ought to have known that a state governor is not the commander-in-chief of the armed forces and could therefore not have ordered the reported bombing in Doma, Nasarawa State.