Speaker Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, wins Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary.
Written by News Room on May 27, 2022
The Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in the state.
Uba emerged the winner of the exercise conducted on Wednesday at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, the state capital with 731 votes to defeat the incumbent Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu, who raked in 81 votes.
In Delta, House of Assembly Speaker Sheriff Oborevwori, backed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, defeated former Governor James Ibori’s ‘best man for the job’, David Edebvie.
Also in Rivers, Wike’s anointed Siminialayi Fubara secured the ticket.
Peter Mbah and Prof Prof Uche Ikonne, who got the slots in Enugu and Abia states, are said to be enjoying the supports of Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Okezie Ikpeazu respectively.
Those also on the victory list are Ibrahim Kashim (Bauchi), David Umbugadu (Nasarawa); Professor Uche Ikonne Ikonne (Abia), Siminialayi Fubara (Rivers), Mohammed Barde Jibril (Gombe), Peter Mbah (Enugu), Austin Uba (Benue), Umo Eno (Akwa Ibom), Mustapha Sule Lamido (Jigawa) and Sheriff Oborevwori (Delta).