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Benue South Re-run: INEC declares David Mark winner



Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate and former Senator President, Senator David Mark has been declared winner of the Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election, held on the 20th of February.

Senator Mark polled a total of 84, 192 while the candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC Daniel Onjeh had 71, 621 votes.

According to the results announced by the Idependent National Eelectoral Commission’s (INEC) returning officer, Professor Ishaku Eneji, Mark had 18,468 votes in Otukpo, his native local government, while Onje polled 12,203.

In Obadigbo LGA, Mark scored 6,844 while Onje scored 8,882. Others are Ado LGA, Mark 6,513, Onje 6,370; Agatu LGA, Mark 7,986, Onje 3,456; Okpokwu LGA, Mark 11,935, Onje 6,830; Apa LGA – Mark 9,191, Onje 4,942.