Edith Isokpan has been declared the winner of the governorship primary election of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Edo State.
Isokpan won after she polled a total vote of 162 while Uyi Osunde polled 12 votes in the contest held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the state capital.
The National Working Committee of the AAC led by Comrade Ken Henshaw, represented by Mr Kunle Wiseman Ajayi, declared Isokpan winner at the end of the exercise.
With the result, Isokpan will face governorship candidates from other political parties in the September 19 governorship election in the state.
AAC Edo primary election: Our two Aspirants (left- Edith Isokpan, right- Uyi Osunde) during the @aacparty Edo State primary debates. We don't just pick candidates, we also drill them to know if they understand the party ideology.#EdoAACprimaries pic.twitter.com/WMnAOVbX4f— African Action Congress #AAC (@aacparty) June 24, 2020