Atiku defeats Buhari in Ortom’s local govt


The Peoples Democratic Party has won all the elections in the polling unit of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.

Mr Ortom voted at the Government Secondary School Gbajimba, Polling Unit 003, Tsofon Kasuwa, Nzoro ward of Guma Local Government Area.

According to the results from his polling unit, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress with a flawless victory of 711 votes to zero.

During the voting exercise, it was observed that APC agents were absent at most polling units in Gbajimba.

Mr Ortom won his governorship election on the APC platform in 2015. He defected to the PDP in 2018.

He will contest for another term of four years against his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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