Jubilation as David Mark Wins Benue South Re-run Election
The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, has declared former Senate President, David Mark, as the winner of the February 20 Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election. Mark polled a total of 84, 192 while his main challenger, Daniel Onjeh had 71, 621 votes. Mark won in five local government areas while Onjeh won in four. The result was declared by Prof.Ishaku Enigi.
The victory of Mark has stirred wild jubilation in Idomaland and across the state. Mark took early lead winning in five local governments in a n election he was touted as favourite.