After about five hours of announcements and breaks, the final results of the Edo election are almost complete


After residents played their part by voting in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, electoral officials are now collating the results at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre in Benin.

Read on for details of the results for each local government and for the latest updates about the election:

11: 10 – After about five hours of announcements and breaks, the final results of the Edo election are almost complete.
Photos: Sodiq Adelakun.

11:01 – The collation committee is now on break.
Two local government results – Orhionmwon and Ovia South-West – are yet to be announced.

Result: Etsako Central (as announced by INEC)
APC – 8,359
PDP – 7,478

Result: Etsako East (as announced by INEC)
APC :17,011
PDP: 10,668

Expectation: The remaining results are being ferried into the collation centre.
Photos: Sodiq Adelakun


Results: Akoko Edo (as announced by INEC)
APC – 22963
PDP – 20101

9:28 – The announcement of the results is about to resume after about an hour’s break.

Result: Esan West (as announced by INEC)
APC – 7,189
PDP – 17,434

Result: Oredo (as announced by INEC)
APC – 18,365
PDP – 43,498

Result: Esan South-East (as announced by INEC)
APC – 9,237
PDP – 10,563
*An INEC officer made a correction on this result.

Result: Etsako West (as announced by INEC)
APC – 26,140
PDP – 17,959

Result: Ovia North-East (as announced by INEC)
APC – 9,907
PDP – 16,987

Result: Owan West (as announced by INEC)
APC – 11,193
PDP – 11,485

Result: Owan East (as announced by INEC)
APC – 19,295
PDP – 14,762

Result: Egor (as announced by INEC)
APC – 10,202
PDP – 27,621

Result: Uhunmwonde (as announced by INEC)
APC – 5,972
PDP – 10,022

Result: Ikpoba Okha (as announced by INEC)
APC – 18,218
PDP – 41,030

Result: Esan Central (as announced by INEC)
APC – 6,719
PDP – 10,794
*An INEC officer made a correction on this result.

Result: Esan North-East (as announced by INEC)
APC – 6556
PDP – 13,579

6:09 – The election materials for Ward 8, Unit 3, were snatched and voting couldn’t take place, says the returning officer for Igueben Local Government.

Result: Igueben LG (as announced by INEC)
APC – 5199
PDP – 7870

6:04 – Ten local government results are already available. Igueben local government will first be announced.

5:55: INEC’s Collation Committee is set to announce the official results of the election from all local governments. Party agents are also present at the meeting.

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