Results from 78 wards in seven of the nine local government areas of the Benue South Senatorial District, revealed that former President of the Senate and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Benue South Senatorial District re-run election, David Mark, has extended his lead to over 18, 000 votes.
The LGs are Ado, Agatu, Apa, Obi, Ohimini, Okpokwu and Otukpo. Mark led in Ado, Agatu,Okpokwu and Otukpo while Onjeh took Obi and Ohimini.
Oju and Ogadibo are the remaining two LGs, made up of 24 wards.
From the 78 wards available, Mark polled 67, 525 votes while his main challenger, Daniel Onjeh polled 49, 506 votes.
The election was conducted in 102 wards in nine local government areas of the Senatorial District.
Please note that these results are yet to be confirmed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the only body recognised by law to declare election result.