Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Benue LG polls: PDP wins 15 chairmanship seats

26 November 2012, 07:40

Makurdi - The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) has released the results of Saturday’s council elections, with the PDP winning all the chairmanship seats in the 15 local government areas so far declared.  

The party also won all the councillorship seats in the 15 local government councils.

Prof. Philip Ahire, the Chief Returning Officer of BSIEC, who announced the results in Makurdi on Sunday, said that the results of the remaining eight local government areas were still being collated.

He listed the local government areas, whose election results were released as Ohimili, Otukpo, Ushongo, Tarka, Buruku, Logo, Ado, Gwer West, Gwer East, Agatu, Konshisha, Obi, Oju,  Katsina Ala  and Okpoku

Ahire said that the remaining results would be announced as soon as the collation was completed.

He, however, announced the cancellation of the election results for three wards in Konshisha and Ohimili local government councils.

Ahire said that by-elections would be conducted in the wards at a later date.



Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Justice Nwafor
Tales from Audu Abubakar's burial

The circumstance and timing of of Prince Audu's death evokes palpable trpidatious emotions. No wonder tears flowed tirelessly, in torrents, as though there were no restrictions. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
I've no plan to dump PDP, says Eb...

Governor Chief David Umahi of Ebonyi State said he has no plan to dump the People's Democratic Party,PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.  Read more...

Submitted by
Don Tommy
Why do black people hate themselv...

We may have been brainwashed to start believing Lugard that blacks do not remember the past or worry about the future. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
My greatest exposition: The matur...

I have been compelled to present the story and details of what I believe is my most significant historical, academic, religious and sociological discovery. Read more...

Submitted by
Cfleaf Cleaf
Acting ADSU VC suspends collectio...

The Acting Vice Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, said that the University Senate under his administration has suspended the N1000 fees slammed on students for Entrepreneurship Programme. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
Ebonyi Militants invasion: IGP or...

The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Solomon Arase has ordered the deployment of armored boats to riverine areas in the boundary of Ebonyi and Cross River States to checkmate activities of hoodlums. Read more...