Counting of votes ongoing in Benue polling units

Counting of votes commenced in most polling units across the state between 2.30 p.m and 3.p.m on Saturday.

Voters at polling units1

NAN reports that the polls, which witnessed large turn out of voters, was peaceful and orderly.

Most polling units in Otukpo, Tarka, Makurdi, Buruku, had started counting of votes between 2.30 p.m and 3p.m .

Security officials were seen in trucks patrolling major streets to ensure law and order both during and after the elections.

At the INEC office in Makurdi, an armored vehicle was stationed at the entrance, while several police patrol vehicles packed with security officials seen on standby.

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