….APC candidate says ‘election no be war’
Obaseki thanks Edo people for support
The defeated candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Saturday’s election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has congratulated the winner of the election, the incumbent governor and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki.
Obaseki got a total of 307,955 votes to defeat Ize-Iyamu who scored 223, 619 votes.
He said- “Edo people have decided, We thank you all! Congratulations to the Opposition party! They have won!.
“Election no be war. It’s time to work more harder for the next 4years. Congratulations,” he said.
In his own reaction, Governor Obaseki has expressed appreciation to the people of the state for their support, saying he is overwhelmed.
“Words fail me in saluting our teeming supporters who displayed immense courage in the face of threats, intimidation and brutalization.
“The collective will of Edo people made it possible for us to triumph over godfatherism. Congratulations to all Edo people. This is our victory!”