Edo 2020: Obaseki Leading With Close To 90,000 Votes After 13 LGAs

Collation of results at local governments have been ongoing since Saturday night and as at 8.30am, Sunday, there were five local governments to go.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki / Photo credit: pulse.ng
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki / Photo credit: pulse.ng

Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is ahead with 243,604 votes to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress’ 154,192 votes from results in 13 of Edo State’s 18 Local Governments in the governorship elections.

Collation of results at local governments have been ongoing since Saturday night and as at 8.30am, Sunday, there were five local governments to go. Here is a break down of election results from LGs that have so far been announced:

ESAN WEST LGA

APC: 7,189

PDP: 17,434

Total valid votes: 24,880

Rejected votes: 579

Total votes cast: 25,459

OREDO LGA (Obaseki’s LG)

APC: 18,365

PDP: 43,498

Total valid votes: 62,578

Rejected votes: 1,302

Total votes cast: 63,880

ESAN SOUTH-EAST LGA

APC: 9,237

PDP: 10,563

Total valid votes: 19,896

Rejected votes: 307

Total votes cast: 20,203

ETSAKO WEST LGA

APC: 26,140

PDP: 17,959

Total valid votes: 44,539

Rejected votes: 2,828

Total votes cast: 47,367

OVIA NORTH-EAST LGA

APC: 9,907

PDP: 16,987

Total valid votes: 27,437

Rejected votes: 934

Total votes cast: 28,371

OWAN WEST LGA

APC: 11,193

PDP: 11,485

Total valid votes: 22,849

Rejected votes: 404

Total votes cast: 23,253

OWAN EAST LGA

APC: 19,295

PDP: 14,762

Total valid votes: 34,246

Rejected votes: 515

Total votes cast: 34,761

EGOR LGA

APC: 10,202

PDP: 27,621

Total valid votes: 38,396

Rejected votes: 955

Total votes cast: 39,351

UHUNMWONDE LGA

APC: 5,972

PDP: 10,022

Total valid votes: 16,283

Rejected votes: 352

Total votes cast: 16,635

IKPOBA OKHA LGA

APC: 18,218

PDP: 41,030

Total valid votes: 60,052

Rejected votes: 1,378

Total votes cast: 61,430

ESAN CENTRAL LGA

APC: 6,719

PDP: 10,794

Total valid votes: 17,672

Rejected votes: 242

Total votes cast: 17,914

ESAN NORTH-EAST LGA

APC: 6,556

PDP: 13,579

Valid votes: 20,369

Rejected votes: 361

Total votes cast: 20,730

IGUEBEN LGA

APC: 5199

PDP: 7870

Total valid votes: 13,170

Rejected votes: 212

Total votes cast: 13,382

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