Showmanship See Benue Gov. enjoying 'akara' and pap at a local joint

The governor of Benue State has joined the ranks of politicians who patronize local bukas and eateries.

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Gov. Samuel Ortom (Left in white stropped shirt) enjoying his meal play

Gov. Samuel Ortom (Left in white stropped shirt) enjoying his meal

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The Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom has joined the ranks of politicians who think that they have to identify with their people by patronizing them.

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Gov. Samuel Ortom showing he is a grassroots man to the core play

Gov. Samuel Ortom showing he is a grassroots man to the core

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Gov. Samuel Ortom showing he is a grassroots man to the core

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According to these pictures posted by one of his aides on social media, the governor stopped by at a local eatery in a village called Gbajimba in Guma Local Government Area, where he enjoyed a meal of pap and fried bean cakes popularly called 'akara'.

Gov. Samuel Ortom enjoying his roadside akara and pap play

Gov. Samuel Ortom enjoying his roadside akara and pap

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Gov. Samuel Ortom enjoying his roadside akara and pap

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He was not alone as he had the company of the chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Reverend Dr. Philip Tachin and his close ally, Elder elder Sam Damayali.

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This lucky akara seller served her governor play

This lucky akara seller served her governor

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This lucky akara seller served her governor

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Gov. Ortom is surely following in the footsteps of his counterpart from Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose who takes delight in stopping by roadside bukas where he gets down to business with the locals.

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