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BREAKING: Obaseki wins polling unit

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, defeated the All Progressives Congress at his polling unit in the ongoing governorship election in Edo State.

Obaseki polled 184 votes while Osagie Ize-Iyamu of All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 62 votes at the unit.

In Unit 21, PDP got 53 votes while the APC polled 33 votes.

Obaseki’s PDP polled 70 votes but Ize-Iyamu’s APC got 65 votes. In Unit 23, it was PDP 101, APC 32.

In Unit 24 of the same Oredo Ward 4, PDP won with 94 votes, while the APC got 50 votes.

In Unit 25, the PDP got 33 votes ahead of the APC that had 22 votes.

Result from the ward, Unit 26 indicates that APC scored 40 votes while the PDP got 98 votes.

In Unit 7, it is the PDP, 93 votes, APC 28 votes, while in Unit 28, it is PDP, 77 votes and APC, 39 votes.

Voting ended in most of the areas at 2.30 pm.

Earlier, Obaseki had expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election.

He had said: “I expected that INEC would have prepared better for this election. I waited for one and half hour on the queue before exercising my franchise, it’s a bit disappointing.

“Giving that this is a sole day election, I expected better planning. Card readers were very slow and that’s the situation everywhere.”

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