Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu emerges APC candidate
Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September governorship election, at the primary conducted in Edo state on Monday.
Suspended National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole supported the governorship ambition of Ize-Iyamu, following the rift between him (Oshiomhole) and the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki,
Ize-Iyamu defeated two other aspirants – Pius Odubu and OsazeObazee – to win the primary.
The direct primary was reportedly conducted in the 18 local governments of Edo State.
In the result announced by the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Pastor Ize-Iyamu scored 27,833 votes while Mr Odubu, the former deputy governor of the state, came second with 3,776.
Obazee garnered over 2,000 votes, said Mr Uzodinma who is the chairman of the primary committee of the party.
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