The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), today issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu.
The commission’s National Commissioner for Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers states, Mrs. May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital.
Agbmuche-Mbu commended stakeholders particularly the security agencies for their role in the smooth conduct of the governorship poll.
She said: “I hereby certify that Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has been elected to the office of governor of Edo State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the election held on the 19th of September 2020.”
Obaseki returned elected after emerging victorious against All Progressives Congress’ Osagie Ize-Iyamu in the September 19 gubernatorial election.