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  • Updated: February 23, 2024

Senator Okpebholo wins APC rescheduled Edo guber primary poll

Senator Okpebholo wins  APC rescheduled Edo guber  primary p

Senator Monday Okpebholo has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rescheduled governorship primary election in Edo State.

Okpebholo polled 12,433 votes to defeat 11 other aspirants who contested the re-run election, which was initiated after the first primary was declared inconclusive by the leadership of the party

The senator was one of the three winners that emerged from last Saturday’s cancelled disputed poll.

The final outcome of the exercise was announced officially in Benin by the new Chairman of the election committtee and Governor of Cross River State, Bassey Otu, following the collation of results from the 18 Local Government Areas.

It will be recalled that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State was replaced with Otu who, according to the APC, said he won’t be available for the re-run election.


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