Makurdi - Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has accused senators of blackmailing President Goodluck Jonathan to gain automatic ticket back into the Senate in 2015, reports Thisday.
Suswam was reacting to media reports that the President had conceded automatic tickets to PDP senators to return to the Senate and that he would give way for Senator Barnabas Gemade.
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He noted that elections into the Senate were won through the ballot and not by any arrangement, warning senators to stop blackmailing the president and seek election through the ballot box.
He said his senatorial aspiration had been ordained by God and would not be stopped by anybody.
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