APC Sweep LG Elections in Benue


The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Sunday June 4, 2017 declared winner of the Saturday’s election conducted into all 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), Dr. John Tsuwa, announced the results in Makurdi.

Tsuwa also declared the APC unopposed winner of 182 counciliorship seat out of 276 council wards across the state, leaving 94 seats for other parties.

He said that eight political parties took part in the exercise held across 3, 691 polling units in the state.

The BSIEC chairman described the exercise as most peaceful and credible polls ever conducted in the history of the state.

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