Auchi (Edo) -Mr Johson Oghuma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the Etsako Federal Constituency by-election in Edo.
Oghuma emerged winner with 39,876 votes to defeat the Folks’s Democratic Occasion candidate Mr Jude Imagwe who polled 18,193 votes.
The Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Shola Omotola, who introduced the consequence at about 12:forty five am on Sunday stated the APC candidate received having scored the very best variety of votes solid.
Omotola mentioned that whole a complete of fifty nine,301 votes have been solid with fifty eight,427 being legitimate votes and 874 rejected.
Talking to newsmen, Oghuma assured the folks of the constituency of efficient illustration.
“I need to guarantee Etsako those that I can’t fail them.
“I’ll symbolize them effectively and their voices shall be heared and I cannot dissapoint them,” he mentioned.
The bye-election got here following the election of the previous holder of the seat, Mr Philip Shuaib, as Deputy Governor of the state.
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