Former minister of interior comrade Abba Moro has emerged the PDP Benue South senatorial district’s flag bearer with a total of four hundred and sixty four votes to beat his closest opponent Joseph Ojobo with three hundred and sixty five votes.
Electoral panel secretary Soji Akinbade declared Moro winner Sunday night at the hand ball court of the Aper Aku Stadium Makurdi after keenly contested exercise.
The contest for PDP’s Benue South senatorial flag bearer seemed to be the most stiffly sort after senatorial slot in the state not necessarily because of the calibre or number of aspirants but mainly because the exercise experienced a lot of hitches with reported cases of violence.
The exercise which Started Tuesday in Otukpo the senatorial headquarters was later relocated to Makurdi the state capital after series of postponements.
It was declared inconclusive at some point and finally reconvened Sunday.
Former interior minister Comrade Abba Moro eventually won the heart of the delegates.
Moro was followed by Joseph Ojobo who had three hundred and sixty five votes and then Mike Onoja with a hundred and sixty five.