Obaseki scores zero at Oshiomhole’s polling unit
Godwin Obaseki, incumbent governor of Edo state and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration(PDP), did not safe any vote on the polling unit of Adams Oshiomhole, his estrange benefactor.
Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 1,201 votes at ward 10, unit 001, Uzairue northeast, Estako west native authorities space of the state, the place Oshiomhole voted.
The previous nationwide chairman of the APC supported Obaseki within the earlier governorship election in Edo however fell out with the governor mid-way into his tenure.
Obaseki had defeated Ize-Iyamu within the 2016 election which he contested beneath the APC.
Earlier when he forged his poll, Oshiomhole had expressed satisfaction with the massive turnout.
“Since 1999, that is the best turnout that I’ve seen. Aged men and women turned out impressively,” he stated.
“The turnout confirmed that individuals have proven that they’re prepared for democracy. My solely disappointment up to now is that the machine will not be working.
“The INEC officers have reported however they haven’t introduced a brand new machine. This train is meant to have a closing time. If they’re doing this in my ward, it signifies that any person needs to take away the variety of voters right here. However I’ve advised them (voters) to remain right here, they’ve a proper to vote.
“No one ought to come right here and be unable to vote due to INEC’s failure. I can’t imagine that that is an odd error as a result of earlier than bringing the machine right here, it’s best to have examined it. I pray that INEC ought to have the ability to regularise them (the machines).”