Edo Election: PDP Heads For Tribunal To Challenge Obaseki’s Victory

The Independent National Electoral Commission had last Thursday declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki, as the winner of the election.

According to the electoral umpire, Obaseki had a total of 319,483 votes while his counterpart in the PDP, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, polled 253,173 votes to come second.

The opposition had rejected the result, which it described as a fraud, and accused INEC of alleged complicity.

But the Edo State PDP Chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, who disclosed this in a chat with The Punch in Benin, the Edo State capital, explained that the party would leave nothing to chance to prove that the result was manipulated and that it would also expose the alleged corruption and incompetence of the electoral commission.

He, therefore, called for the dissolution of the present leadership of the INEC.

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  • Cornel Nwankwo

    To me i think they are wasting their time, they should just accept defeat just like their God father Goodluck Jonathan did during the presidential elections.

  • chika bibian

    Waiting for the outcome

  • I just dey laugh


  • emekachilaka

    ok that we be a better way out if only the case we be handle proper

  • Safe journey…
    No be 9ja again…. Lol

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    I hope there wil b transparency

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    OK na

  • kayode akinsanya

    We’re waiting for the outcome

  • Olovo Obinna

    That’s the only way out…now let’s hope the judiciary will be transparent and independent in handling this sensitive case

  • WillieBravo

    Okay o