MAKURDI – As the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held Saturday trickles in, the result of the senatorial race in the Benue South Senatorial district shows that the Senate President, David Mark has taken a clear lead in six out of the nine local government areas, LGAs, that make up the district.
Results so far garnered by Vanguard at the collation centre in Otukpo shows that the six LGAs won by Mark included Ogbadibo, his APC opponent, Daniel Onje’s hometown, where he polled 8,102 votes to Onje’s 5,669 votes.
The results further shows that the Senate President also led in Ado, Otukpo, Okpokwu, Ohimini and Agatu local government areas.
A break down of the senatorial results shows that in Okpokwu LGA, the PDP polled 13,355 while the APC polled 4,290.
In Ohimini LGA, PDP polled 6,381 while the APC polled 4,444. In Ado LGA, PDP polled 7,894 to APC’s 2,276.
In Agatu LGA, the PDP polled 10,350 as against APC’s 3,325.
At the time of this report, results from Apa, Oju and Obi LGAs were still being awaited.