#NigeriaDecides2019 | Akume loses senatorial election
Former governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume representing Benue North-West senatorial district has lost his election to a house of representatives member, Orke Jev.
Senator Akume lost the election by polling 115,422 while the PDP candidate, Orke Jev who scored 157,726.
The returning officer for Benue North-West senatorial district, Professor Nicodemus Ochani declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Orke Jev the winner.
Also the PDP candidate, Benjamin Mzondu won Guma/Makurdi house of representatives with 50,454 while the APC candidate Terhide Utaan who polled 37,743 votes