Monday, 11 March 2019

#BenueDecides PDP Leads As INEC Announces Results For 19 LGAs


Governor Samuel Ortom may be coasting home to victory as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced results for 19 out of the 23 Local governments in the state.



In the results, Mr Ortom is winning his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC), with a margin of 62,847 votes.
He polled 329,195 votes against Mr Jime’s 266,318 votes.
Mr Jime, however, won more local governments than Mr Ortom.
Mr Jime has won 10 leaving Ortom with the remaining 9 Local governments.

Find breakdown of results below:
BENUE STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION RESULTS


LOCAL GOVERNMENT: OJU
APC – 19,061
PDP – 13,110

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: OBI
APC- 9,696
PDP – 9,055

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GWER WEST
APC – 7,292
PDP – 14,375

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OGBADIGBO
APC – 9,018
PDP – 8,518

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GWER EAST
APC – 14,582
PDP – 19,596

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – USHONGO
APC – 14,589
PDP – 22,351

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OHIMINI
APC – 8,470
PDP – 7,304

LOCAL GOVERNMENT- AGATU
APC – 7,538
PDP – 9,935

LOCAL GOVERNMENT- APA
APC – 8,460
PDP – 8,429

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OTUKPO
APC – 21,530
PDP – 12,903

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – TARKA
APC – 16,919
PDP – 2,975

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – UKUM
APC – 11,725
PDP – 22,540

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KATSINA-ALA
APC – 21,614
PDP – 17,980

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – ADO
APC – 7,711
PDP – 7,258

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GUMA
APC – 8,869
PDP – 28,479

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GBOKO
APC – 28,540
PDP – 36,186

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – MAKURDI
APC – 35,967
PDP – 29,232

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – LOGO
APC – 4,552
PDP – 30,152

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – BURUKU
APC – 13,215
PDP – 29,141

4 more LGs to go...

Breaking News!

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Benue State governorship election inconclusive.



INEC said its decision was based on statistics it gave that 121,011 electorates were either not able to vote or election did not hold in their areas.


Making the declaration, the state returning officer, Sebastian Maimako, however, announced that Samuel Ortom of the PDP scored the highest number of votes of 410,576.


He was closely followed by Emmanuel Jime of the APC who polled a total number of 329,022 votes.


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