A file photograph of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has recommended Nigerians whose dogged clamour led to the discharge of human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, in addition to former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
The Governor equally recommended President Muhammadu Buhari for steering the discharge of Sowore and Col Dasuki in accordance with the rule of regulation.
He states that Nigeria which prides itself as the enormous of Africa and beacon of democracy should, always, be seen as a champion of the rule of regulation and respecter of human rights.
The Governor stresses that international locations that follow true democracy the world over obey court docket orders and respect the elemental rights of their residents.
Wants a assessment of free entry for Africans coverage
Meanwhile, Governor Ortom has urged the Federal Government to assessment its determination to provide all African vacationers visas on arrival within the nation with impact from January subsequent 12 months – that means that Africans wishing to journey to Nigeria can freely achieve this at any time when they need.
The Benue State Governor says as standard because the coverage could sound, it portends hazard forward as Nigeria will quickly flip to a protected haven for individuals with a questionable character equivalent to terrorists and different criminals who would come into the nation with out hindrance.
He appeals to President Buhari to rethink the choice within the total curiosity of the nation.