The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has won the polling units of former Senate President, David Mark, located at the VIP Unit One with the GRA Otukpo, Benue State.

Obi won with one hundred and seventy-eight (178) votes ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar who got twenty-two (22) and eighteen (18) votes respectively.

The chant of “Obi! Obi!!” rented the air upon announcement of the result, many young persons took to the street in celebration.

In a similar development, Mr Obi has won the first polling unit (PU) to be declared in the Aso Rock, Abuja vicinity.

At PU 131, which is one of the several units around the premises, he polled 17 votes to beat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu who got six votes, and their counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who garnered three votes.



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