EdoDecides: INEC declares Obaseki governor-elect

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BENIN – Governor Edo State, Mr. Godswill Obaseki, has been declared re-elected for another four-year term. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate was declared winner by the having won 307,955 votes in yesterday’s governorship ballot as against 223,619 by his main rival, Pastor Osagie of the All Congress (APC). He was declared winner at about 2:00 p.m. by the Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Akpofure Rem-Rukeh.


Obaseki beat Ize-Iyamu including in the later’s home local area, Orhionmwon.


The election held yesterday was generally peaceful and witnessed high turnout of voters.