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Senator Akume Loses Benue North-West To PDP



Former Governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume, has lost his bid to return to the Senate to Orker Jev of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Announcing the result on Wednesday, INEC’s Returning Officer for the election, Prof Nicodemus Ochani, said Akume of the APC polled 115,422 while Jev of PDP got 157,726 votes to win the contest.

With this, PDP has won all the three senatorial districts in Benue State.

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Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.

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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am