Tuesday, March 28, 2023

The Election Was Rigged Clinically, Electronically – Governor Ortom

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom revealed plans of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to challenge the outcome of the Benue North West senatorial election in court.


Recall that the Benue State governor lost the February 25th senatorial elections to All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Titus Zam.

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Ortom polled 106,882 votes behind APC’s Titus Zam, who polled 143,151 votes and the Labour Party candidate, Mark Gbillah came in at distant third with 51,950 votes.

While Governor Ortom commissioned projects across Makurdi, he revealed that the election was clinically, electronically and scientifically rigged.

He, however, stated that he is not giving up yet, stating assuredly that he will claim victory in the court of law.

According to him, “The election was rigged clinically, electronically, scientifically and otherwise.

“However, I am not angry at anyone who may not have vot­ed for me in the election. But I want to let you know that it is not over yet.

“My party, the Peoples Dem­ocratic Party (PDP) is ready to challenge the outcome of the elections at the tribunal.

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“My party has already con­tacted her lawyers and they are looking at the results with a view to approaching the tribu­nal, and I am confident that the party will recover all her stolen mandates.”

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