The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced Godwin Obaseki as winner of Edo state gubernatorial election against his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
According to The Returning Officer of INEC, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh who announced the results, PDP polled 307,955 votes while APC got 223,619 votes.
Although 17 political parties fielded candidates for the election, it is a two-way race between All Progressives Congress and PDP.
Obaseki was elected on APC’s platform in 2016 but defected to the PDP after being denied the ticket owing to intra-party squabbles.
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