2023 Election: Obi wins in Edo, Plateau.

Hurricane Obi also swept through Edo State where the LP candidate has been declared winner in the state.

INEC’s collation officer in Edo State, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo said Obi polled 331,163 to win the state, while the APC candidate, Bola Tinubu scored 144,471.

The PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar came third by scoring 89,585, Rabiu Kwakwanso of the NNPP scored 2,743, while the ZLP scored 4082.

Ndaeyo said 603, 894 voters were accredited out of the 2,501,081, who registered for the exercise, the valid votes were 581,266, rejected votes were 19,129, and the votes cast were 600,395.

The 12 LGs won by Obi include Igueben, Esan Central, Esan North-East, Egor, Esan South-East, Esan West, Uhunmwonde, Orhionmwon, Ovia South-West, Oredo, Ikpoba-Okha and Ovia North-East, while APC won in six LGAs of Owan West, Owan East, Akoko-Edo, Etsako Central, Etsako West and Etsako East.

At the end of the collation agents of LP, PDP and APC, of the 18 participating political parties, signed the collated results.

LP wins senatorial seat in Edo

The same feat was recorded in Edo State where the Labour Party candidate, Mr Neda Imasuen, won the Edo South Senatorial District election.

Imasuen was announced the winner of the contest defeating both the APC and PDP.

Announcing the results, yesterday, INEC’s Returning Officer, Professor Julius Obasuyi said Imasuen polled 167,250 votes while his closest rival, Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwen of the PDP garnered 61,749, while Valentine Asuen of the APC scored 57,933.

#NigeriaDecides2023: Obi wins Plateau

The candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has won the presidential election conducted in Plateau State.

The INEC Collation Officer in the state, Shehu Abdulrahman, announced that the LP candidate scored the highest votes cast in the state to defeat his closest rivals, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic party ( PDP).

According to the collation officer, the LP candidate scored 466,272 votes, PDP candidate scored 243,808 votes while the APC candidate scored 307,195 votes.

Plateau thus joins Nasarawa as two states in Northern Nigeria that Peter Obi has won, so far, in the presidential election.