Top Benue News Online Roundup Today Friday March 15th, 2019

APC Exposes PDP, Ortom's Plan To Retain Power In Benue. Image: Guardian NG
APC Exposes PDP, Ortom’s Plan To Retain Power In Benue. Image: Guardian NG

Welcome to the latest Benue State news online roundup for today on the Concise News website.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named its agents for the Benue State governorship election rerun.

Concise News reported that the re-run in Benue was fixed for March 23rd after it was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec).

And the PDP has named Benue Governor Samuel Ortom who is also a contender for the position as one of the agents.

A further look into the names showed that a former Interior Minister Abba Moro was also listed as an agent by the party.

PDP Agents For Benue Governorship Re-run

You can check the full list of agents for the elections here.

More Benue State News Online

These are other top Benue State news online:

1. List Of Winners Of House Of Representatives Seats In Benue State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) won one House of Representatives seat in Benue State during the 2019 general elections.

Concise News understands that Benue Governor Samuel Ortom is still in battle to retain his seat.

This followed the declaration of the election held last week as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec).

During the Presidential, Senate and House of Representatives elections held on February 23rd, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won a majority of the seats in Benue.

You can check the list here.

2. Governorship Rerun: Osinbajo Speaks On Election In Benue, Kano, Others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) should not relax ahead of the March 23 governorship election rerun in some states, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Concise News understands that there would be elections in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto states.

Addressing party faithful at the PMB/PYO Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at the State House Banquet Hall on Thursday in Abuja, Osinbajo thanked them for their support.

3. Benue Rerun: What We Expect From Politicians – Traditional Rulers

Some traditional rulers in Benue State has called on politicians to eschew violence during the governorship rerun election on March 23rd.

Concise News understands that Benue, Kano, and Plateau, among others will take part in the rerun, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec).

The traditional rulers made the call on Thursday in Makurdi, the Benue capital during a one-day strategic town hall meeting aimed at promoting peaceful 2019 general elections.

4. Benue Election: Group Exposes What APC Plans To Do In Governorship Supplementary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to thumb-print ballot papers ahead of the Benue governorship supplementary election in the state, the Benue Youth Forum (BYF) has alleged.

According to the BYF, “Our reliable sources at INEC have disclosed that the All Progressives Congress, (APC) leadership has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately release to it ballot papers and result sheets for all the polling units where the re-run governorship election is to hold in Benue State.

That is the online news roundup for Benue state. Stick around on the Concise News website for the latest Benue news today!

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