Former Vice- President Atiku Abubakar , the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party , has taken an early lead in the Saturday ’s presidential poll results in 7 of 11 Local Government Areas of Benue already announced .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports on Monday in Makurdi that the results , which are still being collated across the state , showed Atiku leading in Gwer West , Buruku , Logo , Agatu , Apa , Ado , and Obi LGAs .
The results also showed President Muhammadu Buhari trailing behind in four local government areas .
The LGAs so far won by Buhari were ; Tarka , Ushongo , Konshisha and Ohimini while results from 12 other LGAs were yet to be released .
Those being awaited are ; Gboko , Guma , Makurdi , Katsina , Vandeikya , Otukpo , Ogbadibo , Oju , Kwande, Gwer East , Ukum and Guma LGAs .
The results showed that Atiku won in Logo with 28 ,227 , in Gwer West with 14 , 660 , Buruku with 23 ,236 , Apa with 8 ,073 , Agatu with 8 ,225 , Obi with 7 ,803 and in Ado he polled 8, 614 to take the lead.
Meanwhile , the results of the Senatorial results in the state are yet to be released .
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