Oshiomhole Clinches Edo North APC Senatorial Ticket

Former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo North Senatorial ticket ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Mr Oshiomhole scored 309 votes to pick the APC ticket while his opponent and incumbent senator, Francis Alimikhena, polled five votes at the party primary election held in Auchi, Edo, on Saturday.

The returning officer for the APC primary, Festus Ebia, said 317 delegates were accredited out of the 320 expected delegates for the election, adding that three votes were voided.

β€œOshiomhole having scored the majority votes of 309 and satisfied the requirement of the election is hereby declared winner,” he said.

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