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APC's Ortom leads in Benue

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Former minister, and Benue state governorship candidate of The All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Samuel Ortom, is leading in the state in  results of the election so far collated.

Ortom has carried eight out of 13 local government gubernatorial election results announced by Independent National Electoral Commission,the APC candidate won in eight local governments, while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Terhemen Tarzoor won in five local government areas.

One major upset in the election was the defeat of the PDP candidate in Otukpo local government area where the Senate President, David Mark, hails from.

The APC candidate received 15,715 votes to PDP candidate's 14,519 votes.

Other results announced by INEC are –
Gwer East LG :
APC: 23,831
PDP: 12,657
Oju LG
APC 16,948
PDP 10,491.
Vandekya LG
APC 33,075
PDP 15,228
Tarka LG
APC 14,888
PDP 3,571
Makurdi LG
APC 33,245
PDP got 23,550
Obgadibo LG
APC 7,892
PDP's 7,358.
Obi LG
APC 7,786
PDP 8, 440
In Okpoku LG
APC 7,209
PDP 10,849.
Apa LG
APC 7,132
PDP 7,582.
Gwer West LG
APC 11,844
PDP 13,033 votes.
Agatu LG
APC 5, 860
PDP 15,032.
Logo LG
PDP 26,964
APC 8,852 votes.
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