GODWIN Obaseki, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been declared the winner of the Edo State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday, September 29.
Obaseki polled 319,483 votes out of 613, 244 votes cast. His closest contender Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, got a total of 253,173. The total valid votes cast in the election stood at 582, 299 while 30, 945 were rejected.
Meanwhile, the PDP party agent has rejected the results announced by INEC, saying that the party will challenge the outcome of the election.
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— Sep 29, 2016 @ 16:30 GMT