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Obaseki of APC polls 319,483 to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of PDP

Source: pointblanknews.com

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr

Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner of the Edo

governorship election held on Wednesday.
Obaseki polled 319,483 to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie

Ize-Iyamu, of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), who scored 253,173 votes.

The Returning Officer, Prof, Kayode Soremekum , who is also the Vice

Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, declared Obaseki as

winner, having scored the highest valid votes.
Soremukum said there were 1, 900, 223 registered voters, while 662,039 of

the registered voters were accredited with 613, 244 voters casting their

votes in the election. He said 582, 299 of the votes cast were recorded as

valid with 30, 945 as rejected votes, saying the total percentage turned

out was 32.74.
“I, Prof. Kayode Soremekun,as the returning officer of the Edo

governorship election held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, hereby states

that election was contested in the state.
” Godwin Obaseki, having satisfied the requirements of the law, scored the

highest number of votes, is hereby declared winner and is returned

elected,” he said.(NAN)
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