This is the result of the yet-to-be conducted Edo APC primary election which is scheduled to hold on the 22nd of June… Obaseki and Oshiomhole has been at logged head on the mode of primaries to adopt.
While Obaseki is opposed to the direct mode of primaries citing the ravaging corona virus, as well as some planned manipulation of the primaries as his reasons, the national chairman of the party Adams Oshiomhole has said that the Indirect mode dose not reflect true democracy.
In the result, the preferred candidate of the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who the proscribed Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) picked as their consensus candidate few weeks ago, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, polled 101,533 votes, to allegedly pick the APC ticket. Former Chairman of Oredo Local Government Area, Osaro Obazee, came second with 81,173, while the incumbent governor scored 79,861.
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