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APC’s Alia Leads Benue Guber Election With Eight LGAs

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Reverend Father Hyacinth Alia, is leading the governorship election in Benue State conducted on Saturday.

The results from 11 out of 23 local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) so far show that the APC is leading with eight LGAs while the PDP has won in three LGAs.

INEC State Collation Officer, Prof. Farouk Musa, of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, made this known at the state collation center in Markurdi, the state capital.

Musa also announced a break and that collation would resume at 5pm today (Sunday).

See the results announced so far below:

1. Apa LGA:

Total registered voters – 66,720

Accredited voters – 17,435

APC – 7,925

LP – 465

PDP – 7806

NNPP – 12

Total valid votes – 16,520

Rejected votes – 485

Total votes cast – 17,005

2. Gwer West LGA:

Total registered voters – 74,563

Accredited voters – 26,333

APC – 10,947

LP – 1,509

NNPP – 8

PDP – 13, 609

Total valid votes – 26,155

Rejected votes – 175

Total votes cast – 26,330

3. Logo LGA:

Total registered voters – 114,100

Accredited voters – 33,114

APC – 15,574

LP – 296

NNPP – 11

PDP – 16,385

Total valid votes – 32,582

Rejected votes – 509

Total votes cast – 33,091

4. Ado LGA:

Total registered voters – 83,199

Accredited voters – 14, 811

APC – 8,662

LP – 308

NNPP- 58

PDP – 4,379

Total valid votes – 14,355

Rejected votes – 448

Total votes cast – 14,803

5. Gwer East LGA:

Total registered voters – 99,851

Accredited voters – 34,111

APC – 20,083

LP – 1,272

NNPP -12

PDP – 12,085

Total valid votes – 33,601

Rejected votes – 283

Total votes cast – 33,924

6. Agatu LGA:

Total registered voters – 64,315

Accredited voters – 18,407

APC – 7,482

LP – 216

NNPP -11

PDP – 9,934

Total valid votes – 17,943

Rejected votes – 464

Total votes cast – 18,407

7. Obi LGA:

Total registered voters – 69,126

Accredited voters – 17,759

APC – 9,897

LP – 1,185

NNPP -39

PDP – 6,267

Total valid votes – 17,519

Rejected votes – 240

Total votes cast – 17,759

8. Ukum LGA:

Total registered voters – 142,119

Accredited voters – 39,425

APC – 28,503

LP – 439

NNPP -4

PDP – 9,418

Total valid votes – 38,640

Rejected votes – 785

Total votes cast – 39,425

9. Tarka LGA:

Total registered voters – 55,464

Accredited voters – 20, 939

APC – 16,422

LP – 175

NNPP – 7

PDP – 3,748

Total valid votes – 20,632

Rejected votes – 299

Total votes cast – 20,931

10. Buruku LGA:

Total registered voters – 129, 696

Accredited voters – 46,418

APC – 34,713

LP – 1155

NNPP -69

PDP – 9,513

Total valid votes – 45,937

Rejected votes – 470

Total votes cast – 46,407

11. Kastina-Ala LGA:

Total registered voters – 168,318

Accredited voters – 42,189

APC – 34,347

LP – 178

NNPP -8

PDP – 6716

Total valid votes – 41,669

Rejected votes – 520

Total votes cast – 42,189



Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows.

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