Edo 2024: Okpebholo declared winner of APC revised primary

Senator Monday Okpebholo has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for the September 2024 governorship election in Edo State.

Mr Okpebholo who scored 12,433 votes to defeat other eleven aspirants was declared winner by Governor Bassey Otu, who is the Chairman of the Revised APC Edo Gubernatorial Election Committee.

This primary follows the cancellation of an earlier primary which produced different candidates by the National Working Committee of the party.

Three supposed winners had emerged from the exercise according to results declared by different officials of the party at separate locations on Saturday.

The NWC of the party had in a statement released last Tuesday disclosed that following deliberations on the report of the Edo primary election held on Saturday, it had resolved that the primary had not been completed and therefore fixed Thursday, 22nd February for its completion.