Official figures released by INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Kassim Geidam revealed that the ACN scored 477,478, while PDP governorship candidate, General Charles Airhiavbere scored 144,325. The ANPP candidate, Solomon Edebiri attained third position with 3,642.
General Airhiavbere in his immediate reaction, said, “I have heard the result, but I am still studying the result. The General’s Boundary street house has suddenly a witnessed a lull in activities
Credit must go to the entire people of Edo state for the victory.But pundits expect the Oba of Benin’s palace to get special commendation for not betraying Oshiomhole who was adopted as the Bini candidate long before the polls. Reports are emerging of wild jubilation across the streets of Benin city already.
For Chief Tony Anenih , that may now be described as the erstwhile political godfather of Edo Politics, Oshiomhole’s victory signals the end of the road as the ‘godfather’ has been demystified by this defeat of his party