Samuel Ortom has won his re-election bid as Governor of Benue state, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He was declared winner of the just concluded supplementary governorship election in the state.

Samuel Ortom, who recently defected to the PDP, defeated his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 31 other contestants.

Declaring the result, the state returning officer, Sebastain Maimako, said Mr Ortom polled a total of 434,473 votes to beat Mr Jime who got 345,155 votes.

Before the supplementary election, Mr Ortom had scored 410,576 votes and had a lead of 81,554 votes over Mr Jime who had scored 329,022 votes.

The supplementary election was held in 204 polling units in 22 local governments, which had a total of 121,299 registered voters.

Final Benue State Governorship Election Results
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: OJU
APC – 19,061 PDP – 13,110
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: OBI
APC- 9,696 PDP – 9,055
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GWER WEST
APC – 7,292 PDP – 14,375
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OGBADIGBO
APC – 9,018 PDP – 8,518
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GWER EAST
APC – 14,582 PDP – 19,596
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – USHONGO
APC – 14,589 PDP – 22,351
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OHIMINI
APC – 8,470 PDP – 7,304
LOCAL GOVERNMENT- AGATU
APC – 7,538 PDP – 9,935
LOCAL GOVERNMENT- APA
APC – 8,460 PDP – 8,429
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OTUKPO
APC – 21,530 PDP – 12,903
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – TARKA
APC – 16,919 PDP – 2,975
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – UKUM
APC – 11,725 PDP – 22,540
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KATSINA-ALA
APC – 21,614 PDP – 17,980
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – ADO
APC – 7,711 PDP – 7,258
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GUMA
APC – 8,869 PDP – 28,479
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – GBOKO
APC – 28,540 PDP – 36,186
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – MAKURDI
APC – 35,967 PDP – 29,232
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – LOGO
APC – 4,552 PDP – 30,152
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – BURUKU
APC – 13,215 PDP – 29,141
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – OKPOKWU
APC – 8,372 PDP – 8,297
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KWANDE
APC – 22,783 PDP – 29,048
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – VANDEIKIYA
APC – 18,579 PDP – 27,124
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – KONSHISHA
APC – 9,940 PDP – 16,588
SUPPLEMENTARY GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION RESULTS
LGA: USHONGO
APC – 94 PDP – 352
LGA – MAKURDI
APC – 550 PDP – 182
LGA – TARKA
APC – 409 PDP – 202
LGA – OTUKPO
APC – 255 PDP – 250
LGA – APA
APC – 176 PDP – 296
LGA – OGBADIGBO
APC – 241 PDP – 467
LGA – AGATU
APC – 00 PDP – 144
LGA – GWER WEST
APC – 137 PDP – 481
LGA – LOGO
APC – 34 PDP – 651
LGA – KWANDE
APC – 3 PDP – 193
LGA – BURUKU
APC – 189 PDP – 515
LGA – OHIMINI
APC – 205 PDP – 273
LGA – UKUM
APC – 65 PDP – 616
LGA – OJU
APC – 73 PDP – 220
LGA – GWER EAST
APC – 709 PDP – 2,614
LGA – GBOKO
APC – 1,262 PDP – 2,055
LGA – KONSHISHA
APC – 3,862 PDP – 5,392
LGA – GUMA
APC – 3,136 PDP – 1,214
LGA – ADO
APC – 2,423 PDP – 2,998
LGA – OBI
APC – 541 PDP – 521
LGA – VANDEIKYA
APC – 500 PDP – 601
LGA – OKPOKWU
APC – 1,269 PDP – 3,660
FINAL RESULT FROM 23 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
APC – 345,155 PDP – 434,473
Margin – 89,318
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