Sunday, September 20, 2020

Edo election: PDP defeats APC in Ize-Iyamu’s local govt


The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Edo State Governorship Election, Osagie Ize - Iyamu, was defeated by the Peoples Democratic Party in his local government , Orhiomwon.

The Independent National Electoral Commission announced that the APC polled 10, 458 votes while PDP got 13, 445 votes in Orhiomwon .

Ize - Iyamu hails from Iguododo in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state.

Earlier, the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Edo governorship election , Philip Shaibu , lost the election in his local government , Etsako west, to the APC .

INEC’ s result from Etsako West showed that PDP secured 17, 959 votes and APC polled 26, 140 votes.

The election held in 18 Local Government Areas , 192 Wards, and 2, 627 polling units .

Further distribution of registered voters in the three senatorial districts of the state shows that Edo South has the highest figure of 1, 281, 414; the North with 564, 122; and Central senatorial district has 364, 998.

Edo South has seven council areas , the North has six , while Central has five Local Government Areas .

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