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#EdoDecides2020: [BREAKING] Obaseki Wins Edo Governorship Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, , winner of the governorship election in Edo State.

#EdoDecides2020: Buhari Congratulates Obaseki After Election Victory
#EdoDecides2020: Buhari Congratulates Obaseki After Election Victory

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

*He said APC polled 223,619 votes, while PDP got 307,955 votes.*

Although 17 political parties fielded candidates for the election, it is a two-way race between All Progressives Congress and PDP.

Incumbent Governor *Obaseki of PDP* ran against APC standard-bearer *Osagie Ize-Iyamu.*

Obaseki was elected on APC’s platform in 2016 but defected to the PDP after being denied the ticket owing to intra-party squabbles.

SEE DECLARED RESULTS

*1) Igueben LGA*

PDP 7,870

APC 5,199

Total *13170*

Total votes cast *13,382*

Election materials snatched in Ward 8, Unit 2

*2) Esan North-East*

APC 6,556

PDP 13579

Valid votes *20,369*

Total votes cast *20,730*

*3) Esan Central*

APC 6,719

PDP 10,794

*4) Ikpoba-Okha*

APC 18,218

PDP 41,030

*5) Uhunmwonde*

APC 5,972

PDP 10,022

*6) Egor LGA*

APC 10,202

PDP 27,621

*7) Owan East*

APC 19,295

PDP 14,762

*8) Owan West*

APC 11,193

PDP 11,485

*9) Esan South-East*

APC 9,237

PDP 10,565

*10) Ovia North East*

APC 9,907

PDP 16,987

*11) Etsako West LGA*

APC 26,140

PDP 17,959

*12) Oredo LGA*

APC 18,365

PDP 43,498

*13) Esan West*

APC 7,189

PDP 17,434

*14) Akoko Edo LGA*

APC – 22,963

PDP – 20,101

*15) Etsako East LGA*

APC – 17,011

PDP – 10,668

*16) Etsako Central LGA*

APC 8,359

PDP 7,478

*17) Orhiomwon LGA*

APC 10,458

PDP 13,445

*18) Ovia South-West*

APC – 10,636

PDP – 12,659

Total: *PDP 306,955✅*
APC 223, 619

Adelowo Adegboyega
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