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APC chairman loses ward to PDP

2015-03-29 20:50

Edo - National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, lost his ward to the People’s Democratic Party in Saturday’s Presidential elections, Punch reports.

Two units made up Ward 2 of the Staff Training School at GRA Benin; the APC lost in both units.

At Unit one, the PDP polled 95 votes in the presidential election while APC polled 78 votes.

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The party also polled 94 votes in the Senatorial election while APC polled 85 votes.

In the House of Representatives, the PDP polled 95 votes while the APC polled 80 votes.

At unit two where Oyegun cast his vote, the PDP polled 88 votes in the Presidential election while APC polled 65.

For the House of Rep, PDP polled 79 votes while APC polled 75.

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