Edo election result updates, Result of Edo state election 2020
NIGERIA – Edo residents will today decide who will take over the leadership of the state as they go the polling units to choose their governor for the next coming four years.
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.
Meanwhile, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds.
Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the incumbent Governor of Edo State.
According to him: “Suddenly, card readers are not working in areas where Governor Godwin Obaseki is very popular.
“Voters are being disenfranchised and we are constrained to say that this is sabotage,” Osagie said in a statement to DAILY POST on Saturday during the polls.
“Specifically, in Oredo Ward 1, Unit 20 and other places where the Governor is clearly popular, the card readers are not working.
“The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should prove to Edo voters that it can conduct a credible election in Edo State.”
APC, PDP youths clash over alleged money-sharing [Video]
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) clashed Saturday morning in Edo.
It was alleged that some APC youths attempted to share money but were resisted by their PDP counterparts.
The incident occurred at a polling unit in Oredo Local Government Area.
The footage of the incident shows members of the opposing camps rough handling one another.
Comments in the background suggest that the cause of the fight was money.
Only one policeman can be seen trying to control the situation.
Voters lament as card readers fail [VIDEO]
Currently, in Ward 1, Unit 9 at Ugbogbo quarter, in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, LGA, electorate are eagerly waiting to cast their votes.
The voters are bitterly complaining as the card readers in this unit have not functioned for once.
Some of the voters who spoke with DAILY POST said they have pushed their complaints to the appropriate quarters.
As at the time of filing this report, voters are still waiting patiently to cast their votes.
PDP accuses APC leader of hijacking election materials
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alerted that some election materials have been hijacked in Edo State.
The party raised the alarm via its Twitter handle.
PDP alleged that a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) perpetrated the act.
“In Ward 9, unit 15, Ego LGA, a leader of the @OfficialAPCNg in the LGA has hijacked electoral materials and moved the polling booth to his hotel called, “play house”.
“Voters are not allowed to enter the hotel except you are an APC member. @PoliceNg, take note”, the tweet read.
Accreditation is ongoing in many parts of the state.
Voting commences [VIDEO]
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.
Happening in Estako West, Oshiomhole, Shaibu, Audu’s LGA [VIDEO]
This is the current situation of things in Estako West Local Government Area where Adams Oshiomole, the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, hails from.
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.
INEC displays voters register [Video/photos]
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.
Brazil Legend, Ronaldo Declares His Candidate For Ballon d’Or, Excludes Messi
Brazilian legendary soccer star, Ronaldo has officially declared his candidacy for the seventh Ballon d’Or this season. The former soccer...
Champions League: Messi Reveals What They Need To Do In PSG To Play Better
Worked So Hard, Didn’t See My Family For So Long – What Usyk Said After Defeating Anthony Joshua
EPL: Why I Left Chelsea & Joined Lyon – Emerson
Man Utd Carabao Cup Exit: What We Must Do For The Other Competitions Ahead – Bruno Fernandes
LaLiga: Why Our Match Against Granada Ended In A Draw – Ronald Koeman
EPL: You Have Everything If You Have N’Golo Kante In Your Team – Tuchel
What Universal Music Did To My Career – Heavy K
Afro House hitmaker, Heavy K has opened up on what he went through in the hands of his former record...
Stop Playing With Me – A Reece Warns Haters
South Africa Hip Hop music star, A Reece has sent a warning to all haters who said he became irrelevant...
I Only Do Amapiano When The Money Is Right – Prince Kaybee
South African music producer who has been going through lashes by his fans after he announced that he is working...
DJ Maphorisa Wants To Know Why Shimza Is Making Music Alone
DJ Maphorisa says he wants to know why his fellow music producer, Shimza is making music alone as he ought...
Oscar Mbo Steps Out With His Son In A Matching Outfit (Photos)
South African record producer, Oscar Mba was seen having a good time with his little son as both rocks the...
Prince Kaybee Now Doing Amapiano
Prince Kaybee is one of the South African music producers who vowed not to join the amapiano movement. The music...
13-Story Residential Buiding In Taiwan Comepletly Razed Down By Fire, 46 Reportedly Dead
Taiwan: No fewer than 46 people lost their lives after a fire incident in a residential building in Southern Taiwan...