INEC declares Obaseki of PDP winner of Edo Governorship Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of the governorship election in Edo State which was held on Saturday.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the total result of the election.

Total votes cast is 550,242 while the total number of valid votes in the election is 537,407, and rejected votes – 12,835.

Obaseki secured 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas while Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 223,619 votes.

The incumbent Governor won in 13 local government areas while Ize-Iyamu, his closest challenger, won in five.

Obaseki will officially begin his second term in office in November 2020.

Below are the results as announced by INEC:

AKOKO EDO

APC – 22,963

PDP – 20,101

EGOR

APC- 10,202

PDP – 27,621

ESAN CENTRAL

APC – 6,719

PDP – 10,794

ESAN NORTHEAST

APC – 6,556

PDP – 13,579

ESAN SOUTHEAST

APC – 9,237

PDP – 10,563

ESAN WEST

APC – 7,189

PDP – 17,434

ETSAKO CENTRAL

APC – 8,359

PDP – 7,478

ETSAKO EAST

APC – 17,011

PDP – 10,668

ETSAKO WEST

APC – 26,140

PDP – 17,959

IGUEBEN

APC – 5,199

PDP – 7,870

IKPOBA OKHA

APC – 18,218

PDP – 41,030

OREDO

APC – 18,365

PDP – 43,498

ORHIONMWON

APC – 10,458

PDP – 13,445

OVIA NORTHEAST

APC – 9,907

PDP – 16,987

OVIA SOUTHWEST

APC  – 10,636

PDP – 12,659

OWAN EAST

APC – 19,295

PDP – 14,762

OWAN WEST

APC – 11,193

PDP – 11,485

UHUNMWODE

APC – 5,972

PDP – 10,022

INEC declares Obaseki of PDP winner of Edo Governorship Election
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