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Edo Election: Results Begin To Trickle In

Edo citizens on Wednesday, September 28, came out en masse to vote their next governor. Nineteen candidates are vying for governorship ticket, but many believe it is a two horse race between Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party. Edo state has a total of 1,925,105 registered voters; 192 Registration Areas (RAs); 2,627 Polling Units (PUs); and 4,011 Voting Points (VPs). A total of 25,000 police officers were deployed across the state to ensure peace and security during the polls, while 44 observer groups were accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as election monitors. In most polling unit, it was observed that the elections were peaceful and INEC officials were seen setting up ballot boxes at various centres in Benin city as early as 7:45 am. The election has been concluded in most part of the state and unofficial results have started trickling in.
Owan East Eke Primary School 007/011 PDP – 120 APC – 107 Invalid – 229 Ward 5 Unit 1 APC 77 PDP 129 APC edge out PDP in Ordo Ward 11, Unit 17 APC 103 PDP 81 Ward 11, Unit 19 APC 98 PDP 95 Ward 11, unit 20, APC 110 PDP 73 Ward 11,unit 21 APC 103 PDP 81 Etsako West, (AUCHI) Ward 2, Unit 1 PDP 94 APC 176 ACPN 5 Estako West, ward 11,UNIT 11 APC 239 PDP 54 Invalid 470 Esan West, UNIT 11 APC 69 PDP 158 Invalid 21 Ikpoba Okha Ward 2, Unit 12 APC – 92 PDP – 85 Akoko Edo ward 5 unit 3 ,APC 177, PDP 75 Oredo Ward 1 unit 6 APC 150 PDP 96 Ovia North East LGA, Ward 6, Unit 6. APC 231 PDP 151 Oredo Ward 2, Unit 1 (Oyegun’s unit) APC – 69 votes, PDP – 78 votes. Orhionmwon Ward 1, Unit 12: APC 119 PDP 70 Oredo Unit 2; APC 93 ,PDP 90 ward 12 EGOR LGA, Ward 3,Unit 18; AA – 23, APC – 279, KOWA – 17, PDP – 288, SDP -21, UPP – 0 UNIT 19 ; APC- 117, KOWA – 6,PDP – 422, SDP – 13, UPP – 1

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