INEC declares Obaseki winner of Edo guber poll

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Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been returned elected as the governor of Edo state.

He secured the highest votes in the governorship election which was held on Saturday.

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

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

After announcing the results from all the local government areas, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Obaseki winner of the poll.

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

S/NO. LGA APC PDP
1 IGUEBEN 5199 7870
2 ESAN NORTH-EAST 6,556 13,579
3. ESAN CENTRAL 6,719 10,794
4. IKPOBA OKHA 18,218 41,030
5. UHUNMWONDE 5,972 10,022
6. EGOR 10,202 27,621
7. OWAN EAST 19,295 14,762
8. OWAN WEST 11,193 11,485
9. OVIA NORTH-EAST 9,907 16,987
10 ETSAKO WEST 26,140 17,959
11. ESAN SOUTH-EAST 9,237 10,563
12. OREDO 18,365 43,498
13. ESAN WEST 7,189 17,434
14. AKOKO-EDO 22,963 20,101
15. ETSAKO-EAST 17,011 10,668
16. ETSAKO CENTRAL 8,359 7478
17. ORHIONMWON 10,458 13,445
18. OVIA SOUTH-WEST 10,636 12,659
19 TOTAL 223,619 307,955

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