The People’s Democratic Party PDP has won 11 of the 13 local Governments announced by the Independent Electoral Commission in the September 19 Edo State Governorship election.
In the results announced, PDP leads in Esan South East, Igueben, Esan West, Egor, Owan West, Ikpoba/Okha, Uhunmwode, Esan Central, Ovia North East, Esan North East and Oredo.
The APC however won in Owan East and Etsako West.
Results are expected from 5 LGA’s namely Akoko Edo, Etsako Central, Orhionmwon, Etsako East and Ovia South Wewst. INEC has adjourned for one hour to return for the remaining mentioned LGA.
Summary of Results
APC – 154 222
PDP – 243 808
Difference: 89 384
the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki is seeking a second and final term under the platform of the PDP while Osagie Ize-Iyamu ran on the platform of the APC.