Supreme court affirms Ortom’s election as Benue Governor

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Samuel Ortom as the Governor of Benue state by a panel of seven Justices led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour who dismissed the appeal filed by the APC and its governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime, for lacking in merit.

Ortom polled a total of 434,473 votes to beat Mr Jime who got 345,155 votes during the March 2019 state governorship supplementary election.

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