Tuesday, 26 February 2019

(PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION) PDP Narrowly Defeats APC In Benue


The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Benue State.



The former vice president defeated the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his main challenger.

Announcing the result in the state collation office in Makurdi in the early hours of Tuesday, the chief returning officer of the state and vice chancellor of the University of Jos, Sebastian Maimako, said the PDP polled 355,355 against the APC’s 347,668.
The PDP candidate won in 13 out of the 23 local governments of the state while Mr Buhari won 10.


Mr Abubakar won in Samuel Ortom, the state governor’s local government while Mr Buhari won in the George Akume, the APC leader’s local government.

Find full details of results below:

BENUE STATE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS By LGA

LOGO
APC – 3,872
PDP – 28,227


GUMA
APC – 6,172
PDP – 21,641


OHIMINI
APC – 7,865
PDP – 6,775

GWER WEST
APC – 6,275
PDP – 14,660

OBI
APC – 7,336
PDP – 7,803

AGATU
APC – 4,170
PDP – 8,225

APA
APC – 5,255
PDP – 8,073

TARKA
APC – 12,197
PDP – 4,875

ADO
APC – 5,373
PDP – 8,614

KONSHISHA
APC – 27,165
PDP – 8,726

USHONGO
APC – 18,764
PDP – 15,479

OKPOKWU
APC – 5,956
PDP – 11,974

OGBADIGBO
APC – 6,970
PDP – 8,889

OJU
APC – 14,062
PDP – 10,451

MAKURDI
APC – 39,584
PDP – 24,649

OTUKPO
APC – 17,460
PDP – 15,547

UKUM
APC – 15,806
PDP – 18,827

GWER EAST
APC – 14,907
PDP – 18,192

BURUKU
APC – 17,033
PDP – 23,236

KATSINA-ALA
APC – 20,315
PDP – 24,197

KWANDE
APC – 27,273
PDP – 20,173

GBOKO
APC – 35,750
PDP – 31,117

VANDEIKYA
APC – 28,108
PDP – 16,467

TOTAL
APC – 347,668
PDP – 355,355

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