Edo Election: How Obaseki Floored Ize-Iyamu

ize-iyamu-and-obaseki-cast-ballotsThe Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced a winner for the governorship election held on Wednesday in Edo State. He is Godwin Obaseki.

Obaseki was declared winner of the election after polling 319,483 votes, while his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, garnered 253,173.

He edged out Ize-Iyamu with 66,310 votes.

A total of 1, 900, 223 voters registered for the election, while 622,039 were accredited.

 

Below is a breakdown of the final collation of results in the 18 LGAs of Edo State:

LGA: Owan West

Number of registered voters: 54,406

Number of accredited voters: 24,487

APC: 12,862

PDP: 10,132

Total votes cast: 23,290

Rejected votes: 1,002

LGA: Esan North East

Number of registered voters: 74,293

Number of accredited voters: 27,121

APC: 9,130

PDP: 16,220

Total valid votes: 25,747

Rejected votes: 1,197

LGA: Igueben

Number of registered voters: 42,655

Number of accredited voters: 16,482

APC: 7,802

PDP: 7,560

Total valid votes: 15,506

Rejected votes: 580

Two polling units cancelled.

LGA: Uhunmwode

Number of registered voters: 62,987

Number of accredited voters: 21,927

APC: 10,911

PDP: 8,667

Total valid votes: 19,971

Rejected votes: 1,759

LGA: Esan South East

Number of registered voters: 66,695

Number of accredited voters: 22,522

APC: 9,554

PDP: 11,466

Total valid votes: 21,250

Rejected votes: 806

LGA: Oredo

Number of registered voters: 273,614

Number of accredited voters: 74,076

APC: 37,612

PDP: 30,492

Total valid votes: 69,401

Rejected votes: 4,311

LGA: Egor

Number of registered voters: 184,296

Number of accredited voters: 49,802

APC: 26,177

PDP: 19,514

Total valid votes cast: 46,728

Rejected votes: 2,811

LGA: Orhionmwon

Number of registered voters: 102,921

Number of accredited voters: 34,270

APC: 15,262

PDP: 16,446

Total valid votes cast: 32,213

Rejected votes: 1,788

LGA: Esan West

Number of registered voters: 87,867

Number of accredited voters: 31,866

APC: 13,114

PDP: 16,311

Total valid votes cast: 29,963

Rejected votes: 1,563

LGA: Owan East

Total votes cast: 36,122

APC: 21, 233

PDP: 12,889

LGA: Ovia North East

APC: 17,561

PDP: 13,141

LGA: Esan Central

Valid votes: 20,211

Rejected votes: 1,153

Total votes cast: 21,364

APC: 9,781

PDP: 10,180

LGA: Etsako Central

Registered voters: 43,049

Accredited voters, 20,145

Valid votes: 19,358

Rejected votes: 549

Votes cast: 19,907

APC: 10,373

PDP: 8,827

LGA: Etsako East

Registered voters: 66,277
Accredited voters: 33,032
Valid votes: 30,858
Rejected votes: 1,056
Total votes cast: 31,914

APC: 18,078
PDP: 12,552

LGA: Etsako West

Registered voters: 136,664
Accredited voters: 45,620
Valid votes: 40,611
Rejected votes: 2,127
Total votes cast: 42,738

APC: 29,199
PDP: 10,843

LGA: Ikpoba Okha

Registered voters: 260,965
Accredited voters: 65,348
Valid votes: 61,055
Rejected: 3,826
Total votes cast: 64,881

APC: 33,469
PDP: 26,096

LGA: Akoko Edo

Number of registered voters: 110,118

Number of accredited voters: 39,945

Total valid votes: 37,946

Rejected votes: 1,684

APC: 24,545

PDP: 13,027

LGA: Ovia South West

Number of registered voters: 79,964

Number of accredited voters: 24,061

Total valid votes: 22,177

Rejected votes: 1,665

APC: 12,820

PDP: 8,810

Final tally:

APC: 319,483
PDP: 253,173

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