The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has taken an early lead in the state’s governorship election.
Official results of 11 of the state’s 17 local governments have been announced at the INEC collation centre in Jos, the state capital.
Of the 11 local governments, the PDP has won five while the incumbent governor, Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has won six.
While the APC has the edge in the number of local governments won so far, the PDP leads in the number of votes scored.
The PDP currently has 321,580 votes while the APC has 285,480 votes.