Governor Godwin Obaseki has defeated the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo State Governorship Election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, 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 Edo State.
Naija News had earlier reported that 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 APC.
INEC’s result from Etsako West showed that PDP secured 17,959 votes and APC polled 26,140 votes.