Making the declaration, the state returning officer, Sebastian Maimako, however, announced that Samuel Ortom of the PDP scored the highest number of votes of 410,576. He was closely followed by Emmanuel Jime of the APC who polled a total number of 329,022 votes. The cancelled votes were over 100, 000. The results were announced by different Collation Officers for the local government areas in Makurdi. Find details of the results below: 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 FINAL RESULT FROM 23 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS APC – 329,022 PDP – 410,576 Margin – 81,554 Areas where elections were not held or cancelled – 121,011 Valid – 790,102 Rejected – 14,560 Vote cast – 804,662 Reg voters – 2,480,131 Accredited – 816,969]]>

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