Edo 2020: Atiku Congratulates Obaseki

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Edo 2020: Atiku Congratulates Obaseki
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Following the announcement of Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the gubernatorial elections in Edo State yesterday, former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Governor.

Atiku who was the party’s flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential elections commended Governor Obaseki for liberating the state from “godfatherism and militarism.”

Alhaji Atiku who took to Twitter immediately INEC made the official declaration of results said it is a new dawn in Edo State and described the victory as a hard-won victory.

Governor Godwin Obaseki polled 307, 955 votes to defeat his closest rival Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC who polled 223, 619 votes.

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