INEC announces results

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has commenced the reporting of the results in Edo 2020 elections, for the various Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Edo State, south-south Nigeria.

9jatalks learnt that, INEC earlier announced the election results of 3 LGAs which showed that Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is leading Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his rival in the Edo governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

According to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) so far, the PDP candidate is leading with over 13,000 votes. As of 12:45 am on Sunday, INEC had declared results in three local government areas.

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Governor Obaseki polled 7,870 votes In Igueben, while Ize-Iyamu garnered 5,199 votes. Similarly, the PDP candidate secured 10,964 votes in Esan central while his rival trailed with 6,719 votes, and in Esan north-east, Obaseki polled 13,579 votes, leaving Ize-Iyamu with 6,559 votes.

The total votes of the candidates in the three local government areas shows that PDP has 32,143 while the APC has 18,477 votes, leaving a margin of 13,666 votes.

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Breakdown of the Edo Election Results by LGAs: (REFRESH ALWAY)

Igueben LGA:

PDP  – 7,870 votes

APC – 5,199 votes.

Esan Central LGA:

PDP – 10,964 votes

APC – 6,719 votes

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Esan north-east LGA:

PDP – 13,579 votes

APC – 6,559 votes.

Final result of Etsako west

Total accredited voters – 48,846

Total registered voters – 158,899

APC 26,140

PDP 17,959.

Egor LGA

APC: 10, 202

PDP: 27, 621

Esan West LGA

APC – 7,189

PDP – 17,433

Uhunmwonde LGA

PDP: 10,022

APC: 5,972

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