Breaking News! PDP Candidate, Samuel Ortom Wins Benue Governorship Election
Ortom was declared the winner on Sunday by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, after the supplementary election held in some polling units across the state.
The PDP candidate defeated his main challenger, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to win his second term ticket.
Announcing the result on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof Sebastian Maimako, said Ortom of the PDP polled 434,473 votes to humble APC’s Jime, who came behind with 345,155 votes, thus, winning with 89,318 margins.