The All Progressive Congress ( APC ) has won the Local Government elections conducted on Saturday across the 18 council areas.
According to the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, the APC defeated nine other political parties that participated in the election with a wide margin.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) boycotted the election and instituted legal action challenging the processes leading to the conduct of the election.
Reports said the election was generally peaceful across the state.
Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, Prof. Stanley Orobator, said the Certificate of Return would be presented to the winners on Monday.
Some of the elected council chairman are, Mrs. Eghe Ogbemudia (Egor) Destiny Enabulele(Ovia South West) Patrick Aguinede (Esan West) Musa Yakubu (Estako West) Esan Central (Waziri Idemudia) Joseph Odia (Igueben) Frank Ilaboya (Owan West) Emuakhagbon Victor (Esan South East) Jelkins Osunde (Oredo) Dr. Eric Osayande (Ikpoba-Okha) Ogbemudia Osaze (Ovia North East) Andrew Osigwe (Owan East) and Sylvester Okoro(Orhiomwon)