Samuel Ortom Wins Re-election As Benue Governor

  • Samuel Ortom Wins Re-election As Benue Governor
  • The Benue State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the just concluded supplementary governorship election in the state.

    Mr Ortom, who recently defected to the PDP, defeated his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 31 other contestants.

    Declaring the result, the state returning officer, Sebastain Maimako, said Mr Ortom polled a total of 434,473 votes to beat Mr Jime who got 345,155 votes.
    Before the supplementary election, Mr Ortom had scored 410,576 votes and had a lead of 81,554 votes over Mr Jime who had scored 329,022 votes.
    The supplementary election was held in 204 polling units in 22 local governments, which had a total of 121,299 registered voters.

    Below is the final breakdown of the votes scored by the two main candidates across the local governments.

    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
    LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OKPOKWU
    APC – 8,372 PDP – 8,297
    LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KWANDE
    APC – 22,783 PDP – 29,048
    LOCAL GOVERNMENT – VANDEIKIYA
    APC – 18,579 PDP – 27,124
    LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KONSHISHA
    APC – 9,940 PDP – 16,588
    SUPPLEMENTARY GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION RESULTS
    LGA: USHONGO
    APC – 94 PDP – 352
    LGA – MAKURDI
    APC – 550 PDP – 182
    LGA – TARKA
    APC – 409 PDP – 202
    LGA – OTUKPO
    APC – 255 PDP – 250
    LGA – APA
    APC – 176 PDP – 296
    LGA – OGBADIGBO
    APC – 241 PDP – 467
    LGA – AGATU
    APC – 00 PDP – 144
    LGA – GWER WEST
    APC – 137 PDP – 481
    LGA – LOGO
    APC – 34 PDP – 651
    LGA – KWANDE
    APC – 3 PDP – 193
    LGA – BURUKU
    APC – 189 PDP – 515
    LGA – OHIMINI
    APC – 205 PDP – 273
    LGA – UKUM
    APC – 65 PDP – 616
    LGA – OJU
    APC – 73 PDP – 220
    LGA – GWER EAST
    APC – 709 PDP – 2,614
    LGA – GBOKO
    APC – 1,262 PDP – 2,055
    LGA – KONSHISHA
    APC – 3,862 PDP – 5,392
    LGA – GUMA
    APC – 3,136 PDP – 1,214
    LGA – ADO
    APC – 2,423 PDP – 2,998
    LGA – OBI
    APC – 541 PDP – 521
    LGA – VANDEIKYA
    APC – 500 PDP – 601
    LGA – OKPOKWU
    APC – 1,269 PDP – 3,660
    FINAL RESULT FROM 23 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
    APC – 345,155 PDP – 434,473
    Margin – 89,318

    source:toptipz.com.ng

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