Posted on Mon 1 Oct 2018, 04:23 PM

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has emerged the 2019 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ortom defeated three other contestants; John Tondo, Paul Orhii and Felix Atume at the primary election.

The Chairman, PDP Electoral Panel for the state, Hajia Zainab Maina, announced that Ortom scored 2,210 votes to emerge the winner.

Tondo got 475 votes, while Atume and Orhii polled 44 and 10 votes respectively.

No invalid votes were recorded during the election.

Posted on Fri 28 Sep 2018, 05:33 PM

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has resolved to hold its National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The decision was taken at the NEC meeting which just ended at the national headquarters of the party in Abuja on Friday.

The venue of the convention had been a subject of controversy leading the Governor of Rivers state to threaten that he will not support aspirants that are opposed to the convention holding in Rivers state.

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