Benue State Governor, Dr Samuel Ortom will today proceed on a 10-day working leave.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Terver Akase made this known in a statement in Makurdi.
The working leave will form part of the Governor’s annual leave, terminate at the end of this month.
In a letter of notification to the Benue State House of Assembly, Governor Ortom stated that his Deputy, Engineer Benson Abounu would act as Governor of the State, in line with Section 190 of the Country’s Constitution.
He urged the State House Assembly to extend every support and cooperation within the period to the Deputy Governor.