Popularly called protector of the benue valley by his supporters because of his stance on the anti grazing which he eventually signed into law.
Governor samuel ortom has earned the respect and praises of the benue people. while others see him as a hero others see him as a failure with nothing to show for the past 4 years in power but the governor believes he is being witch hunted by the ruling party because he left the party.
Ortom describing the party as evil and responsible for the death of hundreds of benue citizens when suspected militia invaded the benue valley.
Samuel ortom is currently seeking to return to office and one of his major campaign promises is to uphold and defend the benue people from fulani herdsmen.
Below is one of his campaign poster.