The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu.
The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa states, Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital.
She commended stakeholders particularly the security agencies for their role in the smooth conduct of the governorship poll.
In a related development,
The re-elected Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has offered an olive branch to leaders and members of the opposing party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Obaseki while giving an address after he received his certificate of return said the fight is over between him and his predecessor Adams Oshiomole who is also the former Chairman of the APC.
He also called on the flag bearer of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and other members to join in the administration of the state and in moving Edo State forward.