The Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has condemned Saturday’s attack and assassination attempt on Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Atiku in a Twitter post on Sunday evening where he reacted to the attack on Ortom, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently rejig the country’s security set up.
He also added that state governments should be allowed to control the security architecture in their respective domains.
It will be recalled that Governor Ortom confirmed that he almost lost his life during an attack on Saturday by some gunmen he described as herdsmen.
The Governor who spoke with newsmen after the incident, narrated that the gunmen, numbering about 15, trailed him and his team to a riverbank when he was on foot before launching the attack.