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Obaseki Maintains Lead With One LGA Result Left

Godwin Obaseki speaks after casting his vote.

 

Incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki is maintaining his commanding lead Sunday morning as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announces the results of polls conducted across the state on Saturday.

With results from 17 of the 18 local governments in the state already collated and announced, Obaseki leads his closest challenger the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, with over 80 thousand votes.

A quick summation of the votes awarded to Obaseki in 17 local governments stands at 295,296, while Ize-Iyamu’s was 212,983.

Below is a breakdown of the votes awarded to both main candidates in 17 local governments:

LGA

APC

PDP

AKOKO EDO

22,963

20,101

EGOR

10,202

27,621

ESAN CENTRAL

6,719

10,794

ESAN NORTH EAST

6,556

13,579

ESAN SOUTH EAST

9,237

10,563

ESAN WEST

7,189

17,434

ETSAKO CENTRAL

8,359

7,478

ETSAKO EAST

17,011

10,668

ETSAKO WEST

26,140

17,959

IGUEBEN

5,199

7,870

IKPOBA OKHA

18,218

41,030

OREDO

18,365

43,498

ORHIONMWON

10,458

13,445

OVIA NORTH EAST

9,907

16,987

OVIA SOUTH WEST

OWAN EAST

19,295

14,762

OWAN WEST

11,193

11,485

UHUNMWODE

5,972

10,022

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