A meeting which held today 19th December, at Ijir Tamen Gboko ended in deadlock as government officials and king makers engage each other over selection process.
Benue state governor who promised a transparent process of selection finally changes his mind and insists that, Prof Ayatse be selected as the next Tor Tiv.
The government representative, who disclosed this in a secret meeting with Minda rulers vehemently kicked against the candidate of George akume's prefered candidate, justice Ikpambese.
According to the source, the government representative, insisted that the voting process be made open. That is if you are to vote, stand up and declare that
"i so and so present this person as the next Tor Tiv.
Sources also accused Professor Ityavyar ,who was there to represent the governor at Ijir Tamen today of hijacking the whole process and threatening the king makers to maintain the governors stand which led to altercation between him and Chief Afatyo Ajoko, Ter Buruku who openly rebuked Ityavyar to his face, adding that they were not government stooges to be compelled to do otherwise.
The meeting at Ijir Tamen, however ended deadlock as the kingmakers could not even decide on which zone will produce the next tor tiv.
Process continues tomorrow.
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Culled from Queendoosh