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BREAKING: Godwin Obaseki re-elected Edo State Governor


BREAKING: Godwin Obaseki re-elected Edo State Governor

Mr Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was returned elected after polling the highest number of votes in the keenly-contested poll conducted on Saturday, September 20 2020.

Obaseki defeated Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win a second term as governor of Edo State.

The INEC Returning Officer for the poll declared the Governor as the winner on Sunday, September 20 2020 at the office of the electoral umpire in Benin City, which doubled as the final collation centre.

The governor secured 307,955 of the total votes, 84,336 more votes than his closest rival Ize-Iyamu, who got 223, 619 votes.

A total of 14 political parties fielded candidates to jostle for the office of the governor in the state.

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