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PDP Wins 13, APC 9 While LP Has 2 seats In Edo Assembly

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The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has won 13 out of the 24 Assembly seats.


But the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged victorious in nine constituencies while Labour Party (LP) has two seats.

PDP won in Akoko Edo 1, Akoko Edo 2, Owan West, Esan Central, Igueben, Esan Southeast, Esan Northeast 2, Uhunmwonde, Orhionmwon 1, Ovia Northeast 1, Ovia Northeast 2, Oredo 1, Oredo 2 and Ikpoba-Okha constituencies.

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APC emerged victorious in Etsako West 1, Etsako West 2, Etsako Central, Etsako East, Owan East, Esan West, Esan Northeast 1, Orhionmwon 2, and Ovia Southwest constituencies.

LP won in Egor and Oredo West constituencies.

In the House of Assembly, election results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for Esan West constituency, Jonathan Ibhamalu of APC polled 7,790 votes to defeat Ehizogie Ihenyen of PDP with 5,756 votes while LP’s Clifford Inegbedion had 4,476 votes.

In Owan West constituency, Blessing Agbebaku of the PDP polled 9,839 votes to defeat Michael Ezomo of APC, who had 7,565 votes.

In Owan East constituency, Eric Okaka of the APC polled 15,659 votes to defeat Aminu Kadiri of the PDP, who scored 9,333 votes.

In Etsako East constituency, Kingsley Ogabi of APC won with 16,328 votes to defeat Emmanuel Akamba of PDP, who polled 11,959 votes.

In Etsako Central constituency, Waziri Oshomah of APC won with 11, 014 votes, thereby defeating PDP’s Damian Lawani, who polled 6,405 votes.

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Edo Speaker Marcus Onobun, who represents Esan West constituency, has been declared the winner of the rescheduled House of Representatives election for Esan Central/Esan West/Igueben constituency.

Onobun, according to the Returning Officer of INEC, Prof. Solomon Omonigho, polled 17,611 votes to defeat the candidate of the APC, Patrick Idiake, who had 16,509 votes.


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