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Edo Decides: Obaseki leading the race with over 50,000 votes

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Godwin Obaseki is currently ahead of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the flag bearer of  All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, with over 50,000 votes.

Out of the results of 10 local government areas declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Obaseki secured victory across eight, leaving his opponent with two.

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Below are the results:

Igueben

PDP: 7,870

APC: 5,199

Esan central

PDP: 10,964

APC: 6,719

Esan north-east

PDP: 13,579

APC: 6,559

Esan south-east

PDP: 10,565

APC: 9,237

Ikpoba Okha

PDP: 41,030

APC: 18,218

Owan east

PDP: 14,762

APC: 19,295

Etsako west

PDP 17,959

APC 26,140

Egor

PDP: 27, 621

APC: 10, 202

Esan west

PDP – 17,433

APC – 7,189

Uhunmwonde

PDP: 10,022

APC: 5,972

TOTAL

PDP: 171,535

APC: 119,324

Margin: 52,211

Results are however being expected from eight local government areas if the state.

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession with few years of experience, I am also a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.

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