Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo state governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has spoken on the election conduct and why he lost to his opponent, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ize-Iyamu said via a post made on Twitter that there were many irregularities during the election.
He further noted that some of his supporters were disenfranchised.
Ize-Iyamu said, “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.”
Recall that Gistongist had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Obaseki, the incumbent governor of Edo and winner of the election after securing 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas, while Ize-Iyamu polled 223,619 votes.
However, Ize-Iyamu has stated that he will reveal his next move in no distant future.