The governor of Kano State and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for Edo State governorship election, Alh. Abdullahi Ganduje, jetted out of Benin moment after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Governor Godwin Obaseki as winner of the election.
Ganduje was spotted with his entourage at the Benin Airport leaving the state with a private jet on Sunday.
INEC had declared Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Saturday’s governorship in Edo, beating the candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
The Kano governor had boasted prior to the election that his party will defeat Obaseki who recently left APC for the PDP.
As at the time of filing this report, Ganduje had boarded the jet to Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Obaseki secured 307,955 votes to defeat his main challenger, Ize-Iyamu, who got 223,619 votes.