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#EdoDecides 2020: Obaseki Coasts To Victory As Collation Nears Completion

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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
APC 5,199
PDP 7,870

2) Esan North-East
APC 6,556
PDP 13579

3) Esan Central
APC 6,719
PDP 10,794

4) Ipobo Okha
APC 18,218
PDP 41,030

5) Owombe
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-East
APC: 17,011
PDP: 10,668

12) Akoko Edo
APC- 22,963
PDP- 20,101

13) Esan West
APC – 7,189
PDP – 17,433

L-R: Governor Godwin Obaseki and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

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