Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has been declared winner of the Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary elections.
Announcing the result of the primary election in Benin on Monday, Imo State Governor and Chairman of the election committee, Hope Uzodinma, said Ize-Iyamu polled 27,388 votes ahead of Pius Odubu, his closest rival who had 3,776 votes.
“Iyamu having scored highest in the primary election is hereby returned candidate of the APC in the coming governorship election,” he said.
“This election is one of the most clinically exercised in the history of elections in Nigeria. This state which originally belongs to the APC will return to the APC after the governorship election.”
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