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#EdoDecides: Breaking! Obaseki Wins Gubernatorial Election

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Edo 2020: INEC Officially Declares Godwin Obaseki Winner

Godwin Obaseki, Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the Edo state Gubernatorial Election has won.

The election was majorly contested between the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the incumbent governor of the State, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The final result was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed Obaseki to have defeated his main opponent by 84,336.

While Obaseki pulled 307, 955 votes,  Ize-Iyamu got 223,619 votes.

Obaseki won in 13 Local Government Areas while Ize-Iyamu secured victory in only 5 LGAS out of the 18 in the state.

Out of 550,242 total votes cast across the state, Obaseki scored 307,955 while Ize-Iyamu scored 223,619 votes.

Others are AA- 107, ADC – 1,370. ADP – 2,374, APGA – 177, APM – 57, APP – 78, LP – 267, NNPP – 258, NRM – 573, SDP – 323, YPP – 132, and ZLP – 117.

Total valid votes are 537,407
Rejected votes: 12,835
Total votes cast: 550,242

The election was keen contested by 14 candidates, see here.

 

Source: Naija News

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