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 Ganduje Flees  Edo State In Private Jet As APC Agent Refuses To Sign Result Sheet, after Obaseki’s victory

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the total result of the election. Obaseki polled 307,955 votes across the 18 local government areas of the state to defeat the All Progressives Congress candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu,.who scored 223,619 votes. Total votes cast was 550,242 out of which 12,835 was rejected. Obaseki was elected on the APC platform in 2016 but defected to the PDP after being…

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INEC Reacts To Removal Of Diri As Governor Of Bayelsa State

INED The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it may respond to some of the issues raised by the Election Tribunal following the nullification of the Bayelsa State governorship election. Recall that we reported yesterday that the Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal sacked Bayelsa Governor, Duoye Diri and ordered a fresh poll. His election was nullified based on a petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. According to NAN, while reacting, the INEC National Commissioner…

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