The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Johnson Oghuma of the All Progressives Congress winner of the Etsako Federal Constituency by-election in Edo.
The former member of the State House of Assembly emerged winner with 39,876 votes to defeat the People’s Democratic Party candidate Jude Imagwe who polled 18,193 votes.
The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Shola Omotola, who announced the result on Sunday said the APC candidate won, having scored the highest number of votes cast.
Omotola said that out of the 59,301 votes cast, 58,427 were regarded as valid votes and 874 votes were rejected. Meanwhile, Oghuma has assured the people of the constituency of effective representation.