The All Progressives Congress in Edo State, has elected Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, as its candidate for the September 19 governorship election in the state
Ize Iyamu emerged winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday.
Chairman of the Edo State APC Primary Election Committee, Governor Hope Uzodinma, 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.
According o he announced by theEdo governorship primary election committee, Ize – Iyamu pulled 27,838 votes, while his closest rival, Dr Pius Odubu, scored 3,776, with Mr Osaro Obaze pulling 2,751 votes.
With the result, Ize-Iyamu will face other contenders in the September 19 governorship election in the state.