Edo: Obaseki leading Ize-Iyamu with over 80,000 votes in 13 LGAs

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The PDP candidate in Saturday’s gubernatorial election, Godwin Obaseki, is leading his closest challenger, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of APC by more than 80,000 votes from the results of 13 local government areas that have so far been released.

The Herald can report that the election held in the 18 Local Government Areas, 192 Wards, and 2,627 polling units in the state.

Figures released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) showed that Obaseki obtained 240,935 votes compared to Ize-Iyamu’s 154,192 votes in the 13 LGAs.

This is more than 80,000 lead.

A breakdown of the figures, as declared by the commission, are as follows:

1) Igwueme LGA

PDP 7,870

APC 5,199

Total 13170
Total votes cast 13,382

Election materials snatched in Ward 8, Unit 2

2) Esan North-East

APC 6,556
PDP 13579
Valid votes 20,369
Total votes cast 20,730

3) Esan Central

APC 6,719
PDP 10,794

4) Ipobo Okha

APC 18,218
PDP 41,030

5) Owombe

APC 5,972
PDP 10,022

6) Egor LGA

APC 10,202
PDP 27,621

7) Owan East

APC 19,295
PDP 14,762

8) Owan West

APC 11,193
PDP 11,485

9) Esan South-East

APC 9,237
PDP 10,565

10) Ovia North East

APC 9,907
PDP 16,987

11) Esako West LGA

APC 26,140
PDP 17,959

12) Oredo LGA

APC 18,365
PDP 43,498

13) Esan West

APC 7,189
PDP 17,434

 

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