INEC Issues Obaseki Certificate Of Return. Winner of the Saturday’s Edo governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki has been issued certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the elected governor of the state.
Obaseki and Philip Shaibu, his deputy, were presented with the certificate in Edo on Tuesday.
The commission had declared him the winner of the Saturday poll after he got the highest votes.
May Agbamuche-Mbu, INEC south-south national commissioner who presented him with the certificate, said Obaseki fulfilled all the constitutional requirements to emerge winner of the election.
The PDP candidate, who will begin his second term in office in November, 2020, won in 13 LGAs while Ize-Iyamu won in five.