Thumb-printing of ballot papers reportedly going on in Yenagoa with view to rigging Bayelsa guber poll

Posted by News Express | 5 December 2015 | 2,586 times

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Thumb-printing of ballot papers is currently going on at a hotel in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital, LEADERSHIP has reported.

It gave the name of the hotel as Hoil Suite.

The paper said although it is not clear which of the political parties is behind the rigging scheme, “but report has it that the hotel is owned by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.”

Bayelsans are going to the polls today to elect a new governor, with incumbent Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his predecessor Timipre Sylva of APC as frontrunners.

•Photo shows ballot papers.

Source: News Express

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