2023 election: Tinubu wins in Benue, defeats Atiku, Obi, Kwankwaso
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Party (APC), Bola Tinubu, has been declared the winner of the Saturday, February 25, presidential election in Benue State.
Tinubu polled a total of 310,468 votes, according to the results announced on Tuesday by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) collation officers for all the Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, polled 308,372 as he emerged second in the state.
On the other hand, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, polled130,081 votes while the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, received 4,740 votes.
The total number of registered voters in the state is 277,727, while the number of accredited voters is 804,189.
The total valid votes are 770,075, the total rejected votes are 27,687, and the total votes cast are 797,762.