PDP Wins – Samuel Ortom Is The Governor of Benue State
Posted By: Classic Dj Rumple
on March 24, 2019
2019 Governorship election in Benue state, Nigeria
BREAKING NEWS! PDP’s Samuel Ortom Wins Benue Governorship Election
Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of the Benue State governorship election.
Ortom was declared 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 margin.
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