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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Good day and welcome to the Concise News roundup; update of the top and latest Benue State news online for today, Tuesday, March 26th, 2019.


Governorship Election Result: Why Benue State Is In Trouble – APC Chieftain

Benue State will battle to pay salaries following the election of Samuel Ortom during the governorship elections, according to Daniel Onjeh.

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Concise News understands that Daniel Onjeh is a former President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).

This online news medium gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state.

However, while reacting to the election, Onjeh stated that he was weeping for Benue people because the state will struggle to pay salaries.

“How long will the children of workers and pensioners in Benue be out of school for lack of financial support from their incapacitated and oppressed parents?” he wondered.

“How long will Benue workers and pensioners endure this hunger and denial as a result of nonpayment of their wages?”

“The painful side is that the same resources the workers and pensioners were denied, were the same Ortom used to buy votes.”

Benue State News Online: More Latest; Top Stories 

1. Benue House Of Assembly: INEC Declares Winner For Okpokwu LG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Anthony Agom has won the Okpokwu state constituency seat in the Benue State House of Assembly, Concise News reports.

Concise News understands that the Okpokwu won the seat in Benue State after defeating Theresa Odachi Ikwue of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to the Returning Officer, Simon Ejembi, Agom got 11,504 with 9,248 votes going to APC’s Ikwue in the election held over the weekend.

2. Benue Election: INEC Gives Update On Shot Collation Officer

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the collation officer for Gboko LGA Benue State Comfort Tululen is alive.

Concise News understands that there were rumours that Tululen is dead after she was shot on her way to the INEC headquarters in Makurdi during the supplementary elections in Benue State.

This online news platform had reported that Governor Samuel Ortom was declared the winner of the guber election in Benue State held on Saturday.

3. Benue State Election Result: Abba Moro Reacts To Governor Ortom’s Triumph

Benue State made the best choice following the re-election of Samuel Ortom during the governorship supplementary election, according to a former Interior Minister Abba Moro.

Concise News understands that Ortom was over the weekend declared as the winner of the elections after beating Jime Emmanuel, his closest rival, of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

While reacting to Ortom’s win as the governor of Benue, this online news medium understands that Moro vowed to work with him and develop the state.

That’s the roundup; update of the latest and top Benue State news online for today. More Benue State top news are available online on the Concise News website. Goodbye!