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Ortom decries increased number of orphans in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Sunday decried the increasing number of orphans in the state...

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Sunday decried the increasing number of orphans in the state.

Ortom blamed the development on alleged incessant invasion by herders while making a remark during the thanksgiving service in honour of the family of Justice Polycarp Kwahar at the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), English LCB, Makurdi.

The governor said that there are many orphans currently in orphanage homes and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps without hope for the future.

Ortom urged well-meaning individuals to support orphans and vulnerable children as he noted that God would honour such gesture.