Edo 2020: INEC Gives Obaseki Certificate of Return to Obaseki – Shaibu
On Tuesday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued a return certificate to the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu.
The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Ms. May Agbmuche-Mbu, made a presentation at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, Edo State Capital, on Tuesday.
Agbmuche-Mbu commended the stakeholders, particularly the security agencies, for their role in the smooth conduct of the governorship survey.
“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,” Agbmuche-Mbu said while presenting the certificate to Obaseki.
Obaseki was re-elected by INEC after polling for the highest number of votes in the highly contested election held on Saturday 19 September.