Benin City - Edo State governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu have been presented with the Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). reports The Nation.
The presentation was done on Thursday in Benin City by the National Commissioner of INEC in charge of South South zone, Dr. Mustapha Lecky.
Lecky said the presentation was in accordance with the Electoral Act as amended.
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He said with the presentation of the certificates, only a tribunal could upturn the outcome of the election.
Obaseki in his speech said he joined the race to expand the political space and a clear vision of what to achieve.
The governor-elect noted that the protests against the election results were sponsored as the people of the state were happy with the conduct.
- News 24