The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in Benue State, Samuel Ortom is coasting to victory in the governorship election in the state.
Ortom, who is facing a tough challenge from Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress is comfortable winning in 19 of 23 LGAs in the state.
In Zone A, PDP won in Logo, Ukum, K/Ala, Ushongo, Kwande, Vandeikya. Konshisha is not yet clear, but it looks bright for PDP.
In Zone B, PDP has won in Guma, Gwer-West, Gwer-East, Buruku and Makurdi with very wide margin.
PDP also won Gboko, though with a slim margin.
APC only won in Tarka with an insignificant margin.
In Zone C, APC won Otukpo, Ogbadibo and Oju with a slim margin that only Logo local government can conviniently swallow.
PDP won the remaining six local governments of Obi, Ado, Okpokwu, Apa, Agatu and Ohimini.