JUST IN: INEC issues certificate of return to Obaseki
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has issued a certificate of return to Governor Godwin Obaseki, winner of Edo State governorship election.
INEC presented the certificate to Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on Tuesday.
Godwin Obaseki who flawed his challenger polled 307,955 votes in the 18 local government area of the State while pastor Osagie scored 223,619 votes.
The chairman of APC on Monday accepted the result of the poll and congratulated Godwin Obaseki after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. He also described the entire electoral outcome as victory for democracy.