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Elections: PDP Wins All Seats In Benue

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has won all the chairmanship and councillorship seats in the Benue State Local Government election held on Saturday.

The elections were conducted in the 23 local government areas across 276 council wards in the state.

The BSIEC chairman, Joseph Loko, who announced the election results, declared that the PDP won all the 23 chairmanship and 276 councillorship seats in the state.

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He commended the BSIEC officials for the smooth conduct of the polls and directed all elected chairmen and councilors to report to the commission’s office in Makurdi for their Certificates of Return on June 1.

Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) boycotted the exercise.

The party had alleged disqualification of their candidates by the Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) and alleged bias against the Commission.

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