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Edo NASS elections: INEC announces results as APC wins 1 seat and PDP 2

Edo NASS elections: INEC announces results as APC wins 1 seat and PDP 2

By Osei Peters

The Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning
Officer for Etsako Federal Constituency
Election in Edo State, Mr. Adebanjo Adedeji
has declared Hon Philip Shaibu of the All
Progressive Congress (APC) winner of the
election conducted Saturday.
Announcing the result at Auchi, Etsako West
Local Government Area, Mr. Adedeji said
Hon. Shaibu polled a total of 42,019 votes
out of the 80,614 votes cast to defeat his
closest rivals, Mr. Abbas Braimah of the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored
29,941 votes and Mr. Elamah Shaibu of the
Social Democratic Party (SDP) with 8,654
votes. Total void votes was 4,689.
Hon. Shaibu, the incumbent majority
Leader of the State House of Assembly in
his post election speech expressed
appreciation to the people of the
constituency for the confidence reposed in
him, promising to give them a greater sense
of belonging through purposeful
representation.
Other results are, Esan North East/Esan
South East Federal Constituency, Sergius
Ogun of PDP, 33,891 votes while his closest
rival, Onikolease Irabor of APC, polled
14,384 votes.
For Esan West, Esan Central and Igueben
Federal Constituency, Joe Edionwele of PDP
polled 36, 075, while Gideon Obhakhan of
APC polled 23,825 votes.
In Edo Central Senatorial District Election,
Clifford Ordia of PDP polled 84,782 votes
while his closest rival, Chief Francis
Inegbeneki of APC polled 46,820 according
to the INEC Returning Officer, Dr. Francis
Obiegue who declared the result.
Hon. Pally Iriase of APC polled 26,606 votes
to emerge winner of the Owan Federal
Constituency election to defeat Ambrose
Imoode of the APC who polled 21,069 votes
and Barrister Obos Ekeinde of SDP who
polled 5,771 votes.
The Returning officer Mr. Aliu Momodu
who declared the results gave 54,709 as
total number of votes cast out of which
2,570 were voided.
Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayima of PDP who
was declared winner of the Egor/Ikpoba
Okha federal constituency was yesterday
given his certificate of Returns

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