PDP’s Ortom on the verge of winning second term in Benue, extends margin over Jime

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is on the verge of retaining his seat for a second term as results of the Saturday’s supplementary election have shown him leading with a clear margin.

Before the rerun, Ortom was leading Emmanuel Jime of the All Porgressives Congress with 81, 264 votes.

With the results announced so far, Ortom have cleared all the polling units where the rerun took place.

However, INEC has adjourned collation of results to 10 a.m. today after collating results of 16 local government areas.

The Local Government collated so far are;

1. Ushongo Local Government

APC-94

PDP-352

2. Makurdi Local Government

APC-550

PDP-182

3. Taka Local Government

APC-409

PDP-202

4.Otukpo Local Government

APC-255

PDP-250

5. Apa Local Government

APC-176

PDP-296

6. Ogbadibo Local Government

APC-241

PDP-467

7. Agatu Local Government

APC-0

PDP-144

8. Gwer West Local Government

APC-137

PDP-481

9. Kwande Local Government

APC-3

PDP-193

10. Buruku Local Government

APC-189

PDP-515

11. Ohimini Local Government

APC-2223

PDP-1928

12. Ukum Local Government

APC-65

PDP-616

13. Oju Local Government

APC-73

PDP-220

14. Gwer East Local Government

APC-709

PDP-2614

15. Logo Local Government

APC: 34

PDP: 651

16. Gboko Local Government

APC-1262

PDP-2055