Oshiomole Declared Winner of Edo State Gubernatorial Election
Just like we declared in our exit polls earlier, results of the Edo state governorship election released at the INEC headquarters in Benin City, shows that the incumbent governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole(ACN ) has been re-elected.
Huhuonline.com understands that Gov. Adams Oshiomole won in all eighteen local government council in the state.
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN ) polled a total of 477,478 votes, while People Democratic Party PDP had 144,235 votes
Below are the results as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Akoko Edo ACN-29803 PDP-13,785
Egor ACN 60,623 PDP 3,486
Esan North-East ACN-13,068 PDP-12,478
Esan Central ACN- 9,751 PDP- 6,758
Esan South-East ACN-14,904 PDP-9,634
Esan West ACN-13,499 PDP-13,282
Etsako Central ACN-16,834 PDP-5,113
Etsako East ACN-14,904 PDP- 9,634
Etsako West ACN-44,962 PDP-5,920
Igueben ACN 9,751 PDP-6,758
Ikpoba Okha ACN-58,809 PDP- 6,505
Oredo ACN-66,552 PDP-9,081
Orhionmwon ACN. 26,163 PDP-8,716
Ovia North-East ACN-26,835 PDP-5,4278
Ovia South-West ACN. 15,150 PDP-7,229
Owan East ACN-22,483 PDP-11,709
Owan West ACN-15,150 PDP-7,229
Uhunmwonde ACN-17,011 PDP-5,826
TOTAL ACN = 477,478 PDP =144,235
PRESIDENT JONATHAN CONGRATULATES OSHIOMHOLE ON HIS RE-ELECTION
However, the PDP has conceded defeat, as President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling the PDP, has sent a congratulatory message to the Comrade governor.
A Statement issued by Ruben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on media & publicity, reads:
'President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State on his re-election yesterday for another term in office.'
'President Jonathan also commends the Independent National Electoral Commission, its personnel and the nation's security services for ensuring that the elections were free and fair in keeping with his administration's commitment to continually strengthening democracy in Nigeria through the establishment of a more credible electoral system.'
'The President urges Governor Oshiomhole to receive the fresh mandate given to him yesterday by the people of Edo State as an endorsement of his outstanding performance in his first term and an expression of their desire for a continuation of his focused, purposeful and dynamic leadership.'
'He expects that the Governor will work even harder in his second term to justify the confidence in his leadership clearly expressed by the Edo State electorate yesterday and assures him that the Federal Government will continue to give all possible support and assistance for development in the state.'
'President Jonathan wishes the Comrade-Governor continued good health and a successful second term in the service of Edo State and Nigeria.'