Breaking News: INEC declares Bayelsa Governorship Election inconclusive

Posted by Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenagoa | 7 December 2015 | 3,318 times

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Bayelsa State gubernatorial election held on Saturday and Sunday inconclusive.

The Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu, made the declaration in the state capital, Yenagoa, after announcing the results of the election held yesterday in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

Incumbent Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is leading in the ballot, winning six out of the seven LGAs so far collated, with his main rival, former governor Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winning only one LGA.

•Photo shows Bayelsa Guber Poll Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu.

Source: News Express

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