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APC’s Ize-Iyamu Reacts After Losing Edo Governorship Election




Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State has reacted to the outcome of the polls.

Ise-Iyamu who spoke via his Twitter account on Sunday, said he was studying the results of the election along with other party members, adding that his next move will be announced soon.

The APC candidate also used the opportunity to appreciate his supporters, some of whom he alleged were prevented from voting during the election.

He tweeted: “I thank and appreciate my supporters, who had to endure many evils including being prevented from voting, for their support and determination during the election. I assure you all that I am studying the results along with other party members and will announce my next move soon.”

Meanwhile, Naija News reports Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 307,955 votes in the election to defeat all other candidates including Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 223,619 votes.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh declared Obaseki winner of the election.

Source: Naija News

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