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Live updates: Obaseki wins 11 local govts in official results announced by INEC





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The collation of the announcement of the Edo state governorship election is on-going on Sunday, September 20.

Voting in the ongoing governorship election in Edo state ended yesterday, September 19, followed by the counting of votes.

There are 14 governorship candidates participating in the election, but the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are believed to be the top contenders in the race.

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicated that 1.72 million people are eligible to vote in the election, while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate in the poll for failure to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

Here are some of the results announced by INEC:

Official results from Esan Central LGA (as announced by INEC)

APC - 6,719

PDP - 10,694

Official results from Igueben LG (as announced by INEC)

APC - 5199

PDP - 7870

Official results from Esan North-East (as announced by INEC)

APC - 6,556

PDP - 13,579

Official results from Ikpoba Okha (as announced by INEC)

APC - 18,218

PDP - 41,030

Official results from Uhunmwonde (as announced by INEC)

APC - 5,972

PDP - 10,022

Official results from Egor (as announced by INEC)

APC - 10,202

PDP - 27,621

Official results from Owan West LGA (as announced by INEC)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan East local government area of Edo state.

The results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicates that the PDP polled 11,485 to defeat APC that scored 11,193.

Official results from Owan East LGA (as announced by INEC)

The results announced by the INEC indicates that the APC defeated the PDP in Owan East local government area of Edo state.

The opposition party polled 19,295 to defeat the PDP that had 14,762.

Official results from Ovia North-East LGA (as announced by INEC)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again defeated its main challenger in the Edo governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ovia North-East.

INEC announced that while PDP polled 16,987, APC scored 9,907.

APC wins Etsako West local government as INEC releases new results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) took the lead in Etsako West local government area of Edo state as the new results of the governorship election held in the state on Saturday, September 19, trickled in.

The main opposition party in the state polled 26,140, to defeat the ruling PDP that scored 17,959.

Official results from Esan South-East (as announced by INEC)

According to the results of governorship election in Esan South-East as announced by INEC, the PDP polled 10,563 while APC got 9,237.

Official results from Oredo LG (as announced by INEC)

The INEC results in Oredo local government indicates that PDP polled 43,498 to defeat APC that scored 18,365.

Official results from Esan West (as announced by INEC)

The PDP defeated its main challenger, the APC in Esan West local government area of Edo state. While the ruling party polled 17,434, APC got 7,189.

APC - 7,189

PDP - 17,434

Official results from Akoko Edo LG (as announced by INEC)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) took the lead in Akoko Edo local government area of Edo state as the new results of the governorship election held in the state on Saturday, September 19, trickled in.

The main opposition party in the state polled 22,963 to defeat the ruling PDP that scored 20,101.

APC: 22,963

PDP: 20,101

Official results from Etsako East LG (as announced by INEC)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) also defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Etsako East LG local government area of Edo state.

APC: 17,011

PDP: 10,668

Official results from Etsako Central (as announced by INEC)

The APC maintained a slight lead over the PDP in Etsako Central. The party polled 8,359 while the PDP got 7,478

APC - 8,359

PDP - 7,478

Source: Legit

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