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#Edodecides2020 : Obaseki maintains lead after 12 LGAs

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Edo state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki has been leading after winning eight of the twelve local governments in the state.

The PDP, according to the results announced so far, is leading by nearly 50,000 votes.
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The results were announced in each of the local governments by the presiding INEC electoral officials.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Obaseki took an early lead over his closest contender, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress.

In Esan South-East, Mr Obaseki scored 10,565 votes while Ize-Iyamu got 9,237 votes. In Esan North-East, the governor polled 13,579 votes while Mr Ize-Iyamu scored 6,559 votes.

In Esan Central, the governor polled 10,963 votes and Mr Ize-Iyamu got 6,719 votes. While in Igueben, Mr Obaseki got 7,870 votes while Mr Ize-Iyamu polled 5,199 votes.

And in Uhunmwode South-South, the PDP scored 10,022 while the APC got 5,972 votes.

In Esan West, Mr Obaseki scored 17,433 votes while Ize-Iyamu got 7,189 votes. In Egor Local Government, the governor garnered 27,621 votes while Mr Ize-Iyamu scored 10,202.

Mr Obaseki polled 41,030 votes in Ikpoba Okha while Mr Ize-Iyamu got 18,218 votes.

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