Rose Ejembi, Makurdi
Presidential candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Maj. Gen. John Gbor, voted about 2p.m at the NKST Primary School Anmber, polling unit 603.
Speaking with newsmen after casting his vote, Gbor expressed confidence in the ability of INEC to conduct a credible poll.
The presidential hopeful, who said he was encouraged by the turn out of voters, said he was sure that the vote of the people would count.
“I believe INEC will do a good job here. The security situation is also good. The police are doing their job and there is law and order,” Gbor said.
He appealed to Nigerians not to be violent as they cast their votes.
Meanwhile, Sunday Sun findings showed that the election was largely peaceful in all parts of Benue State. Many eligible voters were seen trekking long distances to their polling units to exercise their civic duty. Some of the electorate, who spoke with Sunday Sun, said they had to trek long distances to be able to match their prayers with their action by participating in the electoral process. At the time of filing this report, sorting and counting of votes had commenced in some polling units across the state.