Governor Samuel Ortom has won the election in Benue State to be declared governor by INEC
of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of the Benue State governorship election.
The governor who is a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP was declared winner on Sunday 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.
Ortom polled 434,473 votes to humble APC’s Jime, who came behind with 345,155 votes, thus, winning with 89,318 margin