PDP sweeps LG elections in Benue


The ruling People’s Democratic Party in Benue State won the local government election held in the state last Saturday.

According to the results announced by the chairman, State Independent Electoral Commission, Terso Loko, on Sunday, the PDP won in all the 23 local governments and the 276 council wards in the just concluded local government poll.

Loko explained that 5 political parties participated in the election.

He named the political parties to include the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Labour Party, African Action Congress, Social Democratic Party and the People’s Democratic Party.

The major opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, had on Friday announced that it would not participate in the election which it described as a charade.