#NigeriaDecides: Abba Moro defeats Lawani to clinch David Mark’s seat in Benue South

Former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, has won the Benue South senatorial seat.

Moro, a native of Okpokwu LGA, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, floored his main challenger, Steve Lawani of the All Progressives Congress to clinch the seat currently being occupied by David Mark, immediate past President of the Senate.

The former Minister won all the local government areas in the zone with a wide margin.

Announcing the result on Monday in Otukpo, the Returning Officer, Po Aunde Anune said Abba Moro of the PDP polled 88,192 votes, Steve Lawani of the APC garnered 85,162 votes, Mike Onoja got 29,901 votes, while Usman Abubakar of APDA polled 5,504 votes.

Total registered voters
ACD -234
ADC – 836
ADP – 1,455
APC – 47,972

APDA – 5,54
Cap -297
DA -109
JMPP – 114
LP – 2,574
NCP – 57
NRM – 167
PDP – 85,162
PPC 625
PPN 137
PT 85
SDP – 29,901
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