Latest Benue State News Online Today October 24th 2019

Latest Benue State News Online For Today
Benue is located in Nigeria’s north-central sub-region/File Photo

Good day, welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Thursday, October 24th, 2019, on Concise News.

Here are the latest Benue news headlines

Benue Farmers Send Message To Ortom’s Govt

Some tomato farmers in Benue have called on the state government to mop up surplus tomatoes in markets across the state to curb wastage.

The farmers made the call in separate interviews with NAN on Thursday in Makurdi.

They said government could do this by establishing tomato processing industries in areas where the product is being cultivated in large quantity.

According to them, this will go a long way to curb wastage and improve the incomes of average tomato farmers in the state. Read more here.

Here’s Why Police Arrested Nigerian Politician Jonathan

The police in Benue State have arrested a member of the House of Assembly, Jonathan Agbidye.

The lawmaker represents Katsina-Ala West Constituency.

He was apprehended for allegedly possessing a Toyota Hilux vehicle believed to belong to the late Justice Tine Tur.

According to The Nation, a notorious kingpin and wanted man, Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana allegedly sponsored Agbidye for the election “to represent him” in the House. Read more here.

And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.

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