*PDP supporters jubilate over 84,336 votes margin of votes
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally declared the Candidate of Peoples Democratic party (PDP), Governor, Godwin Obaseki as winner of Saturday governorship election in Edo State.
Prof. Akpofure Rimi Rukah, declared him winner on Sunday afternoon after securing a total of 307,955 valid votes ahead of his closest rival in the election, Pastor Osagie, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress who polled 223,619 votes.
The incumbent Governor was declared after the results of Ovia South West Local Government Areas were announced by the Commission.
Total margin of votes: 84,336 votes.
*Ovia South West Local Government Area: