Bayelsa: PDP Wins Yenagoa, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Sagbama LGAs

Bayelsa: PDP Wins Yenagoa, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Sagbama LGAs

By Pius Godsday | Politics Reporter on December 6, 2015

The Independent Electoral Commission has made public the results of three Local Government Areas in the governorship election in Bayelsa State conducted on Saturday.

The result shows that in Yenagoa LGA, which has the largest number of voters, the PDP scored a total of 24, 258 votes while APC got 14, 563.

The PDP candidate and incumbent Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson also came out victorious in Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA, where he polled a total 7, 619 votes to 6, 396 for Chief Timipre Sylva of the APC.

In Sagbama LGA, the PDP  amassed a total 28, 934 votes to 5, 382 for the APC and 506 for the PDM

It has been reported that, the APC governorship candidate, Chief Timipre Sylva, in the company of thugs, forced INEC adhoc staff to thumb print for the APC at gunpoint at a polling unit in ward 4 of Brass Local Government Area.

The report say, the incident took place at Dakuraku open field in Brass LGA, where the corp members, working for INEC rigged the election in favour of the APC for the safety of their lives.

Meanwhile, the PDP has called on INEC to urgently investigate the matter and take necessary action to forestall future occurrences.


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