Edo Decides: Obaseki in Early Lead as INEC Announces Results from 14 Local Government Areas

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Edo Decides: Obaseki in Early Lead as INEC Announces Results from 14 Local Government Areas
Nwolu Obiajulu

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governor Godwin Obaseki has garnered the most vote cast in 14 local government areas as INEC continues announcement of results for the Edo State governorship election.

Obaseki is leading his closes rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the opposition All Progressive Congress.

Results from 14 local government areas announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission show that Obaseki scored a total of 254,169 while Ize-Iyamu polled 163,429.

Results from the remaining eight LGAs will determine the ultimate winner of the keenly contested election.

So far, the PDP candidate leads with a difference of 90,740 votes after results from 14 local government areas have been announced by the electoral umpire.

The PDP had on Saturday alleged plots by the APC to alter the election results in favour of the PDP.

 

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