Edo 2016 Governorship: Godwin Obaseki emerges APC’s flag bearer, scores 1618 to win primaries


The APC Edo 2016 governorship primary election committee headed by Gov Masari of Katsina state has declared  Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the primary election held at Samuel Ogbemudia stadium Benin city.


The election which went into the middle of the night through to early hours of this morning, was contested by 12 aspirants.


2,873 delegates from 192 wards of Edo state were accredited for the primary election.  Obaseki scored a total of 1618 votes to emerge APC’s flag bearer over his closest rival , Pius Odubu who happens to be current deputy governor, having 471 votes. Here is a breakdown of the results per candidate ,

Agbarha Justina 3
Chris Ogiemwonyi 137
Oserheimen Osunbor 10
Godwin Obaseki 1618
Kenneth Imansuangbon 247
Blessing Agbomhere 5
Charles Airhiavbere 11
Fredrick Amadasun 8
Emmanuel Arigbe-Osula 10
Austin Emuan 7
Peter Esele 8

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