The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has rejected the results of the governorship election, which gave victory to Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The party cited strong-arm tactics for the rejection.
It declared there was foul play during the election, insisting the results were skewed in favour of Obaseki.
Edo APC called on members and all lovers of democracy to stay calm, while leaders of the party would study the results and decide on the next line of action.
In a statement by Chairman of its Media Campaign Council, Prince John Mayaki, the APC maintained the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, was robbed of victory.
It said: “Our people were arbitrarily arrested, many of the figures were fabricated. There was illicit tampering with results, to shore up PDP’s numbers and mark down APC’s