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Benue Re-run: David Mark Wins

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Benue Re-run: David Mark Wins

NEWISSUES, Abuja


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By Yemi Itodo

The people of Benue South Senatorial District thronged out enmasse yesterday to vote for Senator David Mark in the rerun election.

Announcing the result by 5.10am on Sunday, the returning officer Prof. Ishaku Eneji declared Okpokpowulu k’Idoma winner with 84,192 votes against Dan Onjeh who pulled a total of 71,621.

Senator Mark, a 2 time Senate President contested under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) while Comrade Dan Onjeh, former NANS leader was of the All Progressive Congress ( APC ).

The rundown of the results from each local government is as follows:

1. Ado LGA
APC – 6370
PDP – 6513

2. Agatu LGA
APC – 3458
PDP – 7986

3. Apa LGA
APC – 4943
PDP – 9191

4. Obi LGA
APC – 8585
PDP – 7043

5. Ohimini LGA
APC – 6192
PDP – 5923

6. Okpokwu LGA
APC – 6830
PDP – 11935

7. Otukpo LGA
APC – 12203
PDP – 18468

8. Oju LGA
APC – 14159
PDP – 10289

9. Ogbadibo LGA
APC – 8882
PDP – 6844

Difference = 12,571 votes

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