Governor Samuel Ortom, on behalf of his family and the Government of Benue State, has sympathized with the Majority Leader of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Tyoapine Cheme, over the death of his wife.
The Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, described the demise of Mrs Cheme as shocking and quite painful, not only to her family but also to the entire State.
Ortom said that the late wife of Hon. Cheme was a God-fearing woman who upheld true Christian virtues and related cordially with those who came in contact with her.