Edo Governorship Election:Project Swift Count to deploy 834 observers

There’s certainly no controversy on who should monitor the elections in Edo state as a civil society organization project swift count plans to deploy 834 observers for Saturday’s governorship polls.

Addressing journalists in Abuja, the first co chair of the organization, Mr. Dafe Akpedeyesays eight hundred observers will be deployed to selected polling units across the eighteen local government areas of the state, while thirty four others will move round all the polling stations in the state.

Charles Arhiavbere Emerges Guber Candidate for PDP in Edo State

General Charles Arhiavbere has emerged the gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in Edo state.

Charles Arhiavbere garnered 403 votes to emerge winner as against Ken Imasuagbon 178, Matthew Duoyekenmwen 94 votes, Professor Osariemen Osunbor 22 while Professor Julius Ihonvbere garnered 22 votes.

Accredited voters were 725 while there were 4 void votes. The results however attracted protests from three aspirants who stomped out of the venue visibly angry.

Ken Imasuagbon said ‘we have no process’ while Osunbor said a statement will be issued in due course to express their views.

 

However chairman of the party hailed the process which saw the emergence of their candidate as transparent and fair adding that he

Is confident they will reclaim the mandate from ACN.