Denis Idahosa Wins Edo APC Governorship Primary Election 


By Kamsi Anayo

A member of the House Representatives, Dennis Idahosa, has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election, which took place in Edo state on Saturday.

He polled a total vote of 40,483 to become the candidate of the APC in the Sept. 21 governorship election in the state.

Announcing the results, the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, who is also the chairman of the APC primary election committee, said that having polled the highest number of votes among the nine aspirants, the Idahosa becomes the candidate for the party.

He said there was a mix-up on where the secretariat of the committee was, noting that the Protea Hotel and not the Lushville Hotel, where results were announced earlier today, was the authentic secretariat.

The APC had l cleared twelve aspirants to contest the party’s primary election. 

The party’s governorship candidate in 2020, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu withdrew from the race.


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