A candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Edo State House of Assembly, who collapsed on hearing of his defeat in last Saturday’s election, is responding to treatment at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH.
This came as Edo State Police Command said it arrested 21 persons for alleged ballot box snatching and other electoral offences in the March 28 and April 11 elections.
The hospitalized candidate (names withheld), had contested for Edo South constituency seat. He lost to the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC.
Vanguard gathered that the PDP candidate was rushed to a private hospital before he was transferred to UBTH.