The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has intervened in the domestic violence allegation made by wife of the Benue State Channel’s Reporter, Ifeyinwa Angbo on video which went viral on social media.
Governor Ortom who met with the couple on Monday, counselled them to always settle their differences amicably and shun the temptation of engaging in violence.
Ortom stated that as a young couple with demanding careers, the husband a versatile journalist and the wife a medical doctor, there was need for them to foster a strong union to serve as models to others.
Reacting the accused Pius Angbo said he had apologised to his wife over the assault and equally sought the forgiveness of the entire women folk and would make amends going forward.
On her part, Dr Angbo said she had accepted her husband’s apology and forgiven him, saying their children are still tender and they needed prayers to grow stronger in love and nurture their kids to maturity.
She appreciated Governor Ortom for taking time out of his very tight schedule to make peace between them, saying the Governor’s intervention was fatherly and a demonstration of love for them.