JUST IN: Obaseki ahead of Ize-Iyamu with over 50,000 in Edo election

The Edo state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Godwin Obaseki, in Saturday’s election, is ahead of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, with over 50,000 votes.

Godwin Obaseki has won 8 out of the 10 local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while Ize Iyamu won two local government areas.

The results as announced by INEC below

Igueben

PDP: 7,870

APC: 5,199

Esan central

PDP: 10,964

APC: 6,719

Esan north-east

PDP: 13,579

APC: 6,559

Esan south-east

PDP: 10,565

APC: 9,237

Ikpoba Okha

PDP: 41,030

APC: 18,218

Owan east

PDP: 14,762

APC: 19,295

Etsako west

PDP 17,959

APC 26,140

Egor

PDP: 27, 621

APC: 10, 202

Esan west

PDP – 17,433

APC – 7,189

Uhunmwonde

PDP: 10,022

APC: 5,972

TOTAL

PDP: 171,805

APC: 114,730

Margin: 57,075

Meanwhile results are being expected from eight local government areas in the state

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