Edo 2020 Election Live Updates, Results And Situation Report

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Electorates in Edo State , Today Saturday, September 19, 2020 go to the polls, to choose their governor for the next four years.

 

The battle of who emerges governor of the State is clearly between incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Pastor Ize-Iyamu has the backing of the former Governor of the State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who is the immediate past National Chairman of the APC.

After months of intense campaigns and preparations, electorates in Edo State will today storm polling stations to elect the next Governor of the State.

There have been reports of violence and killings with continued clashes between supporters of the two leading political parties ahead of the Saturday’s election.

Below is the list of candidates and their political parties

1. EDEMAKHIOTA GODWIN OSAIMIAMIA – AA

2. MABEL AKOMU OBOH – ADC

3. IBOI LUCKY EMMANUEL – ADP

4. OSAGIE ANDREW IZE-IYAMU – APC

5. OSAGIE LUCKY IDEHEN – APGA

6. AMOS OSALUMESE ARELOEGBE – APP

7. IGBINEWEKA OSAMUEDE – APM

8. OSIFO UHUNEKPENMA ISAIAH – LP

9. AGOL EBUN TRACY – NNPP

10. STEVIE NASH OZONO – NRM

11. GODWIN NOGHEGHASE OBASEKI – PDP

12. FELIX IZEKOR OBAYANGBON – SDP

13. OSAGIOBARE JONES – YPP

14. AKHALAMHE AMIEMENOGHENA – ZLP.

Inec has earlier report that the election would take place in eighteen (18) Local Government Areas (LGAs) and one hundred and ninety-two (192) wards in the state.

Local government areas where the election will take place are:

Akoko Edo with 115,343 voters; Egor has 158,817; Esan Central has 40,831;  Esan North-East has 66,790; Esan South-East has 58,802; Esan West has 83,467;  Etsako Central has 42,042; Etsako East has 67,715;  Etsako West has 128,188, and Igueben has 34,988.

Local government areas where the election will take place are: Akoko Edo with 115,343 voters; Egor has 158,817; Esan Central has 40,831;  Esan North-East has 66,790; Esan South-East has 58,802; Esan West has 83,467;  Etsako Central has 42,042; Etsako East has 67,715;  Etsako West has 128,188, and Igueben has 34,988.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) put the number of registered voters for the election at 2,210,534. However, 483,796 PVCs were not collected, leaving 1,726,738 voters eligible to take part in today’s election. According to the delimitation of the state, elections would be conducted in the 2,627 polling units in 192 wards in the 18 LGAs of the state.

Fourteen (14) candidates are vying for the post of a governor on the platform of 14 political parties.

The fourteen (14) political parties and fourteen (14) candidates are: EDEMAKHIOTA GODWIN OSAIMIAMIA – AA; MABEL AKOMU OBOH – ADC; IBOI LUCKY EMMANUEL – ADP; OSAGIE ANDREW IZE-IYAMU – APC; OSAGIE LUCKY IDEHEN – APGA;

AMOS OSALUMESE ARELOEGBE – APP; IGBINEWEKA OSAMUEDE – APM; OSIFO UHUNEKPENMA ISAIAH – LP; AGOL EBUN TRACY – NNPP; STEVIE NASH OZONO – NRM; GODWIN NOGHEGHASE OBASEKI – PDP; FELIX IZEKOR OBAYANGBON – SDP; OSAGIOBARE JONES – YPP and AKHALAMHE AMIEMENOGHENA – ZLP.

Ogatv is on the ground to give you live updates from the election.

Live photos From some polling unit

 

Follow this thread for updates of results and incidents from different polling units in the State.

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