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PDP wins EDO: Obaseki returns elected, See full result

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PDP wins EDO: Obaseki returns elected

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki has been declared the winner of the governorship election in Edo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the result of the election on Sunday at the state collation centre where party agents and other stakeholders were present.

Obaseki of PDP polled 307,955 votes to defeat his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of the All Progressives Congress, who got 223,619 votes.

The incumbent governor is, therefore, returned elected after satisfying all requirements in line with the law and these were the words of Rim-Rukeh, while declaring Obaseki winner.

Obaseki of PDP ran against 13 others and the APC flag-bearer Ize-Iyamu on Saturday in the state which election result and collation ended on Sunday.

SEE RESULTS AS DECLARED BY INEC

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

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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

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