Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has officially announced his resignation from the All Progressives Congress, APC.

His resignation was contained in a Statement sent to DAILY POST by his Chief Press Secretary, Tever Akase.

Ortom, according to Akasa, has now joined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

They held placards which read “Ortom don’t go back to APC,” “We don’t have land to donate for ranching,” “APC is Miyetti party,” Our farms are not for cows,” You must leave APC,” Ortom is our party, ” and “2019: On Ortom we stand.”

The development came barely nine days after the governor announced that the ruling party had given him a red card.