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PDP, APC In Tight Race As INEC Declares Results From Four LGAs In Bayelsa

PDP, APC In Tight Race As INEC Declares Results From Four LGAs In Bayelsa
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared results from 4 out of the 8 Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State that participated in the just concluded 2019 gubernatorial election.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Joseph Osemeke while declaring the Nembe LGA results said the total number of registered voters was 92,546, while the number of accredited voters stood at 85,103. The All Progressive Congress (APC) got 83,041and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 874 votes.

At Seriake Henry Dickson, the State Governor’s Local Government Area, Sagbama LGA, the results went the PDP’s way with registered voters – 109, 460, accredited voters – 70, 111, with PDP polling 60,399, APC – 7,831, the total valid votes was 68, 569 and 1,022 invalid votes.

In Kolokuma/Opokuma the LGA of the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri, though the election was
keenly contested the PDP won it with 15,360 against the 8,934 pulled by the APC.

While Brass LGA where the current Minister of state for Petroleum hails from, the APC won with a total of 23,831, while PDP polled 10,410.

Stay tuned as more results are being released...
Meanwhile, Seriake Dickson, the Executive Governor of Bayelsa has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is working with security agencies to to hijack voting materials.
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