Edo decides 2020: Live Updates, Results situation reports from governorship election
Electorates in Edo State will on 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.
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.
Voting has commenced at Unit 1 Ward 2 in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, LGA.
Electorate are calmly casting their votes with no complaints recorded yet.
In this unit, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are all on ground.
Oshiomhole shares the same LGA with the current Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC, Gani Audu.
The Local Government is the cynosure of all eyes in this contest.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced the display of voters register at Ward 2, Unite 3, by Rest House Road Junction, Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area.
The INEC staff on ground at APO 1,2,3 maintained the 8:30 am commencement of both accreditation and voting.