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INEC Declares David Mark Winner of Benue South Re-Run

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The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, has declared former Senate President, David Mark, as the winner of the February 20 Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election. Mark polled a total of 84, 192 while his main challenger, Daniel Onjeh had 71, 621 votes.

Mark won in five local government areas while Onjeh won in four. The result was declared by Prof.Ishaku Enigi.

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Results from 61 wards across the nine local government areas of the Benue South Senatorial District, in the rescheduled Benue South Senatorial election between David Mark of the PDP and Daniel Onjeh of the APC, revealed that former President of the Senate and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has extended his lead to almost 15, 000 votes.

From the 61 wards available, Mark polled  56, 021votes while his main challenger, Daniel Onjeh polled 41, 043 votes. The election was conducted in 102 wards in nine local government areas of the Senatorial District.

Please note that these results are yet to be confirmed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the only body recognised by law to declare election result.

David Mark Casting his voteDavid Mark Casting his vote

Earlier reports say Collation of results by INEC officials across the 3000 polling units, has started.

Accreditation and voting took place simultaneously across the polling units in the district. David Mark casting his vote News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), also reports that the exercise went peacefully albeit amid tight security.

Onjeh Casting his voteOnjeh Casting his vote

A cross section of election observers described the exercise as “peaceful”, and commended the electoral umpire for its successful conduct. Onjeh casting his vote INEC officials declined comments on the conduct of the polls. 

Benue South rerun: Result so far….. David Mark of PDP leading Dan Onjeh of APC

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Ado LGA, Igumale Ward 1

PDP 764

APC 201

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Otukpo LGA

Adoka-Haje, PU Aune Play Ground 1

PDP 135

APC 38

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David Mark wins Polling Unit.

Otukpo Club GRA PU

PDP 150

APC 37

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Ohimini LGA

Agadagba Ward, PU Open Space Akpenwo

PDP 88

APC 61

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ADO LG Igumale Ward 1

Ai-Ameh PU

PDP 64

APC 26

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Otukpo LGA, Otukpo Town West

No. 30 Jamaica Street PU

PDP 50

APC 76

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Otukpo Club GRA PU Voting Point

PDP 97

APC 19

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Apa LGA, Edikwu 1

Ikampo PU II Olochokwunu Play Ground

PDP 139

APC 27

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Otukpo LGA, Otukpo Town West

No. 30 Jamaica Street PU

PDP 50

APC 76

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Otukpo LGA, Adoka Icho

Opanehe II Open Space

APC 52

PDP 7O

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Agatu LGA, Obagaji Ward, Obagaji Pry Sch 1 PU.

PDP 377

APC 72

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Otukpo LGA,

Prison PU, Otukpo TownEast

PDP 384

APC 43

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Otukpo TownEast Ward 1

Ikobi PU

PDP 112

APC 41

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Otukpo Ewulo Ward, Ogantele PU

PDP 56

APC 39

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Apa, Edikwu I,

Ijaha Open Space PU

PDP 50

APC 17

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AGATU, Obagaji Ward

Obagaji Old Market I PU

PDP 151

APC 67

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AGATU, Obagaji Ward

Obagaji New Market 1 PU

PDP 148

APC 67

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AGATU, Obagaji Ward

Ologba Primary School PU

PDP 90

APC 60

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Apa LGA, Edikwu 1

Ikampo PU II Olochokwunu Play Ground

PDP 139

APC 27

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: Asa II PU, Apc 39 PDP 248 Wood Depot polling

Unit Apc 53 PDP 129 ……………………………………………………­…….. AGATU; Obagaji Ward

Olegochepo Play Ground PU

PDP 156

APC 35

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Omebe PU, Otobi Ward

PDP 78

APC 37

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AGATU; Obagaji Ward

Obagaji Old Market II PU

PDP 248

APC 103

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Ogbadigbo LGA;

Al_Oono 2 OlaIdede Play Ground PU

PDP 85

APC 100

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