Electorates in Edo State will today be heading to polling stations to elect the next Governor of the State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed that 19 political parties are vying for the governorship position.
The governorship candidates include Mr Thompson Osadolor, KOWA; Adviser Nowamagbe, UPP; Ishaka Ofemile, AA and Ukonga Frank, NNPP.
Other governorship candidates include Osagie Ize-Iyamu, PDP, with John Yakubu as running mate and Godwin Obaseki, APC, with Philip Shaibu, a member of House of Representatives, as running mate.
However, the two main contenders in the race are Ize-Iyamu of PDP and Obaseki of the APC.
As at 8:45am, electorates are already at their polling booths waiting for electoral materials from INEC officials.