Edo 2020: PDP leads by more than 98,000 votes | Dailytrust

Edo 2020: PDP leads by more than 98,000 votes

Results from one council area remain to be declared...

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is leading in 12 local governments while the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads in five local government areas according to results so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

With only two local governments to be declared, the results show that PDP has scored 243,606 while APC polled 144,955.

This means the PDP is leading with 98,651 votes.

Objections

However, this is still under contention, as the member representing Oredo Federal Constuency in the House of Representatives, Ogbeide Ihama, who is the PDP agent, has raised an objection to the results.

He said there were cases of over voting and ballot box snatching in some places, but the results were not cancelled as done in other areas.

He called on INEC to do something about it just as it has done in other areas where similar incidents had occurred.

Below is a breakdown of the figures by local government areas:

Etsako West

PDP 17,959
APC26,140

Esan South East

PDP 10,563
APC 9,237

Oredo

APC 18,361
PDP 63,498

Esan West

APC 7,189
PDP 17,434

Igueben

APC 5,199
PDP 7,870

Esan Central

APC 6, 719
PDP 10,694

Esan North East

APC 6, 556
PDP 13579

Ikpoba Okha

APC 18,218
PDP 41,030

Uhunmwonde

APC 5,972
PDP 10,022

Egor

APC 10,202
PDP 27,621

Owan East

APC 19,295
PDP 14,762

Owan West

APC 11,193
PDP 11,485

Ovia North East

APC 9,907
PDP 16,987

Akoko-Edo

APC 22,963
PDD 20,101

Etsako East

APC 17,011
PDP 10,668

Etsako Central

APC 8,359
PDP 7,478

Orhionmwon

APC 10,458
PDP 13,445

The only local governments yet to be declared is Ovia South West.

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