APC Floors PDP In Edo, Clinches 21 Of 24 Assembly Seats
Governor Adams Oshiomhole has led the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Assembly elections held Saturday, winning 21 out of the 24 seats in the state. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the PDP, Chief Tony Anenih picked three seats for his party in his Edo Central senatorial district of the state.
Resident Electoral Commissioner in Edo state, Mr Mike Igini, who declared that elections have been concluded in the state, commended the people of the state for their support throughout the elections.
Some of the House of Assembly results in Edo South indicated that the immediate past Edo state Commissioner in the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and APC House of Assembly candidate in Ikpoba Okhai, Mr Henry Okwuarobo polled 23,571 as against 14,459 polled by the PDP candidate.
The former chairman of Egor Local Government Area and APC House of Assembly candidate for Egor, Mr Crosby Eribo polled 19,554 to defeat the PDP candidate, Nosa Adams who polled 12,233 votes. Results from the collation centers indicated that the APC won the entire House of Assembly seats in Edo South and Edo North senatorial districts of the state while they picked three out of the six in Edo Central district.