Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse on his emergence as the President and Chairman, Board of Trustees, Association of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (AOCTRON).
Ortom in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Tever Akase said the choice of the Tiv Paramount Ruler who is also the Chairman, Benue State Council of Traditional Rulers to head AOCTRON is confirmation of his pedigree and exceptional leadership qualities.
He expressed confidence in the ability of His Royal Majesty, Professor Ayatse to lead the Association with the fear of God and for the benefit of the people.
Ortom stated that Traditional Rulers have a critical role in nation-building, which when combined with faith in God serves as a vestige of social and cultural orientation for many generations.
He, however, pledged unalloyed support to the Tor Tiv, to enable him succeed as President of AOCTRON, and prayed to God to give him the wisdom to take the Association to greater heights.