The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, assassination attempt by suspected herdsmen.

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, while denouncing the failed attack, however, cautioned citizen of Nigeria from politicizing crime.

The National Secretary of APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, said this in a statement.

 The National Secretary of APC, Akpanudoedehe appreciate security personnel for repulsive force on the unlawful act on Benue State Governor.

His statement read: “We thank God for his safety and praise the dutiful security details for repelling the attack.

“We are confident our security services will do everything to unravel the criminals behind the attack and bring them to book.

“The APC reiterates that we must all collaborate to end criminality in all forms. A crime is a crime and should not be politicised in any way”.

Herdsmen had attempted to cause havoc on Benue State Governor, in his farm at Tyo-mu village, along Makurdi Gboko road.

Governor in His reaction reported that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN attempt to assassinate him.

Ortom added that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria had finalized decision to abduct and killed him over his stand on open grazing.

Governor Ortom reported that the Myetti Allah finalized their decision to terminate his life during a meeting they organised recently in Yola.

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