Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo state governorship election, says he is studying the result of the election he lost to Godwin Obaseki, his opponent.
According to results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Obaseki, incumbent governor of Edo and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas, while Ize-Iyamu polled 223,619 votes.
In a tweet, Ize-Iyamu said there were many irregularities during 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.
Obaseki won in 13 out of the 18 local government areas of the state.