EDO 2020: Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges APC Governorship candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, has emerged winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday.

Hope Uzodinma, Chairman of the Edo State APC Primary Election Committee, declared Ize-Iyamu winner of the election after collating the results turned in by the returning officers in the 18 local government areas of the state.

Ize-Iyamu, pulled 27,838 votes, while his closest rival, Dr Pius Odubu scored 3,776, while Mr Osaro Obaze pulled 2,751 votes.

With the result, he  will face other contenders in the September 19 governorship election in the state.