A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who contested for the seat of House of Assembly in the state have collapsed after hearing the news that he lost the polls.
According to reports, the candidate is responding to treatment at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH.
This came as Edo State Police Command said they have arrested 21 persons for alleged ballot box snatching and other electoral offences in the March 28 and April 11 elections.
The hospitalized candidate name is unknown, but had contested for Edo South constituency seat. And he lost to All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate.