The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing Edo governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is clearly leading his major rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as results are being declared.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has so far announced results of 13 out of the 18 local government areas in the state.
14 parties contested in the election, but candidates of the PDP and APC are the major contenders in the election that held on Saturday, September 19.
The results announced so far showed that Obaseki is leading with a wide margin of over 80,000 votes after polling 240,935 votes against Ize-Iyamu’s 154,192 in 13 LGAs.
The election held in 2,627 polling units, 192 wards and 18 LGAs. Below are the declared results:
1) Igwueme LGA
2) Esan North-East
3) Esan Central
4) Ipobo Okha
6) Egor LGA
7) Owan East
8) Owan West
9) Esan South-East
10) Ovia North East
12) Akoko Edo
13) Esan West
APC – 7,189
PDP – 17,433
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