PDP Sweeps All 23 LG Seats In Benue Polls.


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has achieved a landslide victory in the local government election held in Benue State last Saturday.

According to the results announced by the chairman, State Independent Electoral Commission, Terso Loko, on Sunday, PDP won in all the 23 local governments and the 276 council wards in the just-concluded LG polls. PUNCH Reports

The Chairman stated that five political parties participated in the election namely, All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), Labour Party(LB), African Action Congress(AAC), Social Democratic Party(SDP) and Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).

The ruling APC, All Progressive Congress had on Friday announced its non participation in the election which it described as ‘charade’.

Loko described the election as free, fair and devoid of violence.

“Let me state here that the election was free, fair and devoid of violence and PDP won the championship in the 23 local government areas of the state and 276 council wards of the state. The Chairman said.

“The Commission will tomorrow (Monday) issue certificate of return to the elected officials by 10.00 am,” he added.

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