Governor Godwin Obaseki Launches Re-election Campaign

EDO DECIDE 2020: INEC DECLARES PDP OBASEKI WINNER – FULL RESULTS

The independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared PDP Godwin Obaseki winner of the September 19 governorship election. Godwin Obaseki pulled a total of 307 955votes to defeat his closest rival of the APC, pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who scored a total of223 619votes.

Godwin Obaseki is now the re-elected for a second four year term in office and might have succeeded in burying the godfatherism syndrome in Edo State. To some he has finally retired the former governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole politically.

Thousands of voters turned out on Saturday September 19 to elect a new governor of Edo State. Sewveral parties took part in the race but it was a clear two horse race between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressive Party, APC. The incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki flew the PDP flag against his opponent,Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC.

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Obaseki was elected four years ago on the platform of the APC while Ize-Iyamu flew the PDP ticket.

Despite a few technical hitches on the part of INEC and some reported cases of violence and vote buying, the election is acclaimed to be peaceful with the will of the people prevailing.

The election held in the 2627 polling units in 192 wards in 18 Local Government Areas. I have however produced the summary of the results on LGA basis based on official results released by INEC.

S/NLGAAPCPDP
1AKOKO EDO22 96320 101
2ESAN SOUTH EAST9 23710 565
3IGUEBEN5 1997 870
4ESAN WEST7 18917 434
5EGOR10 20227 621
6ETSAKO CENTRAL8 3597 478
7OWAN WEST11 19311 485
8ORHIONMWON10 45813 445
9IKPOBA/OKHA18 21841 030
10OWAN EAST19 29514 762
11UHUNMWODE5 97210 022
12ETSAKO WEST26 14017 959
13ESAN CENTRAL6 74910 794
14OVIA NORTH EAST9 90716 987
15ESAN NORTH EAST6 55613 579
16OREDO18 36543 498
17ETSAKO EAST17 01110 668
18OVIA SOUTH WEST10 63912 659
GRAND TOTAL307 955223 619

POLLING UNIT RESU;TS UPLOADED ON INEC WESITE

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