Don’t compare me to Jesus Christ, Ortom warns supporters

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has dissociated himself from the trending vehicles comparing him to Jesus Christ.

In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, Governor Ortom warned the overzealous supporters to stop comparing him with Jesus Christ.

Ortom who was reacting to the inscription on campaign vehicles comparing Ortom activities and Jesus Christ.

The statement said that the governor dissociated himself from the inscriptions describing it as heresy.

“Governor Ortom regards the inscription as heresy as he would never at any time equate himself with Jesus Christ.

“The Governor has never instructed anyone to make such an inscription and wishes to dissociate himself from it,” the statement read.

He urged the people of the State and other Nigerians to disregard the inscription which might be the imagination of an overzealous supporter or the fabrication of political opportunists.

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Ortom directed that if indeed such a vehicle exists, the owner should be requested to erase the inscription.

The governor urged his supporters to always employ decorum in engaging with members of the public.

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