Sunday, April 12, 2015

Oshiomhole floors PDP, wins 21 out of 24 House of Assembly seats

apc vs pdp
GOVENROR Adams Oshiomhole led All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state floored the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Assembly elections held Saturday, winning 21 out of the 24 House of Assembly seats in the state.

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih picked three seats for his party in his Edo Central senatorial district of the state.

Meanwhile unofficial results in the rescheduled Edo South senartorial election in Oriomnwon Local Government Area of Edo state, indicated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Pharm.Matthew Urhoghide defeated the Minority whip of the House of Representatives and APC candidate, Mr Samson Osagie.

Results from polling units indicated that though Osagie defeated Urhoghide in Oriomwon but the poor voters turn out affected his chances in upturning the about 27,000 votes which Urhoghide was leading with after the March 28, National Assembly elections in six Local Government Areas in Edo South.

Meantime, the 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 t defeat the PDP candidate, Nosa Adams who polled 12,233 votes. Results from the collations 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.


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