The Independent National Elect0ral Commission has declared All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr Godwin Obaseki, as the winner of the Edo State governorship election which held on Wednesday, September 28.
The announcement was made after the collation of results from the 18 local government areas of Edo State in south-south Nigeria, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled a total of 319,483 votes while his closest rival from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, polled 253,173 votes.
The APC won in Akoko-Edo LGA, Ikpoba-Okha, Etsako West, Etsako East, Etsako Cenral, Owan East LGA, Ovia North LGA, Oredo LGA, Uhunwomnde, Igueben LGA, Egor LGA, Owan West LGA.
The PDP won in Esan North Central, Esan West LGA, Orhionmwon LGA, Esan South East LGA, Esan North East LGA.
However a little drama played out at the collation centre as the the PDP agent expressed strong reservation to the result and refused to sign the final result sheet.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu has also rejected the results announced by the Independent National Elect0ral Commission.
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