The All Progressives Congress (APC) party candidate in the gubernatorial election in Edo State, is set to be announced the winner of the contest in the two-way horse race.
Godwin Obaseki, is set to be announced the winner of the contest in the two-way race as he leads the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Ize-Iyamu, winning most of the votes.
Pastor Ize-Iyamu of the PDP is coming at the second position in the votes collated and announced by INEC.
According to SaharaReporters, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), announcing collated results across the state, said APC won 13 of the state’s 18 local government areas.
According to Premium Times, the results from 17 local governments show the ruling APC has an unassailable lead of 306,663 votes to the PDP’s 244,363 votes.
However, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has rejected the results of Wednesday’s elections held in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria quotes the Edo PDP State chairman, Dan Orbi, as alleging that the results were pre-determined and fabricated.
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