KINGSPARO.COM reports that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared Obaseki, incumbent governor of Edo and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the election after securing 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas, while Ize-Iyamu polled 223,619 votes.
In a tweet, Ize-Iyamu said there were irregularities during the election, adding that some of his supporters were not permitted to vote.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo state governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, says he will reveal his next move in no distant future after losing to his arch rival, Godwin Obaseki.
He said he, alongside other party members, is studying the outcome of the election.
“I thank and appreciate my supporters, who had to endure many evils including being prevented from voting, for their support and determination during the election. i assure you all that i am studying the results along with other party members and will announce my next move soon,” he tweeted.