By Nuel Suji – The Independent National Election Commission (INEC), has declared former Senate President, David Mark, as the winner of the Saturday’s rerun election for the Benue South Senatorial District.
Mark polled a total of 84,192 to defeat his closest rival, Daniel Onjeh who scored 71, 621 votes.
The former Senate President emerged winner in five local government areas while his main opponent, Onjeh won in four.
By this victory, Mark would be representing his senatorial district for the fifth term
Our correspondent reports that supporters of the former senate president went into wild jubilation moments after the declaration of the results by INEC