APC will take over Benue in 2023, Akume boasts



Sen. George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, says it is almost certain that the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the Benue Government House 2023.


Akume said this when he spoke at the end of the APC state congress Makurdi Sunday.
He said that the successful conduct of the congress was an indication that the party was set to legitimately over power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2023.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Mr Austin Agada was elected as the state APC chairman at the congress.


Mr Abubakar Mohammed, Chairman of the Committee who declared the result Sunday Makurdi, said that Agada polled 1,385 votes to beat his opponent, Mr Omale Omale, who boycotted the election.


Mohammed explained that 1,500 delegates voted at the election, adding that other elected officials emerged unopposed.


He commended the of the party the state for the maturity they exhibited during the congress. (NAN)