Edo Election: Obaseki wins with not too large gap
Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP has defeated the All Progressives Congress, APC’s candidate Ize-Iyamu in the September 19, 2020 Edo guber elections.
The results were announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) i Sunday after a peaceful election on Saturday.
Obaseki had initially started to lead Ize-Iyamu with votes from about 13 LGAs in the state and supporters were already in jubilation
The supporters however, were tense as everyone awaited the results from the remaining LGA to confirm what has almost been apparent.
Below is a breakdown of the votes from the various Local Governement Areas in Edo State:
PDP 7,870 APC 5,199
Ovia North East
Etsako West LGA
Akoko Edo LGA
APC – 22,963
PDP – 20,101
Etsako East LGA
APC – 17,011
PDP – 10,668
Etsako Central LGA
APC – 10,636
PDP – 12,659
This brings the total amount amount of votes to 531,574 where PDP’S Obaseki had 307,955 and Ize-Iyamu had 223,619.
Congratulations to the one-time governor Godwin Obaseki.