Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is leading Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, in the Edo governorship election.
As of 12:45am on Sunday, the commission had declared results in three local government areas.
In Igueben, Obaseki polled 7,870 votes, while Ize-Iyamu garnered 5,199 votes. In Esan central, the PDP candidate secured 10,964 votes while his rival trailed with 6,719 votes, and in Esan north-east, Obaseki polled 13,579 votes, leaving Ize-Iyamu with 6,559 votes.
Results were still being collated across LGAs in the state as of the time of filing this report.
Source: The Cable