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Recall that Newsforum reported that Obaseki was in early lead in the election conducted on Saturday, 19th September, 2020.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Obaseki polled 307,955 votes across the 18 local government areas of the state to defeat the All Progressives Congress candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu,.who scored 223,619 votes.
Total votes cast was 550,242 out of which 12,835 was rejected.
INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the total result of the election.
Congratulations to the Obaseki, Peoples Democratic Party and the people of Edo State