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Diri wins Bayelsa Governorship Election

by Maryam Olaniyi
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Diri wins Bayelsa Governorship Election

 

Diri wins Bayelsa Governorship Election

The incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri, has been declared the winner of the State governorship election held last Saturday.

The Returning Officer, Prof Faruq Kuta, who is also the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Of Technology, Minna, announced Diri winner of the poll at the collation centre of the election on Monday.

Diri polled 175,196 to defeat his closest rival, Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress, who garnered 110,108 votes while the Labour Party polled 905 votes.

Below are the results announced by INEC:

Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited Voters: 24,171

APC: 5,349

LP: 22

PDP: 18,465

Ogbia LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited voters: 36,955

APC: 16,319

LP: 57

PDP: 18,435

Yenagoa LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited voters: 54380

APC: 14 534

LP: 244

PDP: 37 777

Sagbama LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited voters -42 879A-05
AA-01
ADC-24
ADP- 29
APC- 6608
APGA- 08
APM- 07
APP- 0
PP- 0
LP- 217
NNPP- 02
NRM- 45
PDP- 35504
PRP- 11
SDP- 02
ZLP- 04

Nembe LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited voters – 27 404

A- 0
AA- 04
ADC- 26
ADP- 18
APC- 22248
APGA- 07
APM- 05
APP- 02
PP- 04
LP- 113
NNPP- 01
NRM- 16
PDP- 4556
PRP- 03
SDP- 29
ZLP- 04

Total valid votes cast- 27036
Rejected votes- 264
Total votes cast- 27300

Ekeremekor LGA, Bayelsa State

Accredited voters – 32 066

A- 0
AA- 0
ADC- 11
ADP- 15
APC- 8445
APGA- 04
APM- 03
APP- 01
PP- 13
LP- 50
NNPP- 02
NRM- 18
PDP- 23172
PRP- 06
SDP- 0
ZLP- 01

Brass LGA

Registered voters- 94, 040
Accredited voters- 32, 064

Collation Officer: Prof Rebecca Akin

A – 01
AA – 0
ADC -14
ADP – 24
APC – 18431
APGA – 04
APM – 03
APP – 0
BP – 02
LP – 83
NNPP – 01
NRM – 31
PDP – 12602
PRP – 05
SDP – 08
ZLP – 02

Total valid votes cast- 31,211
Rejected votes- 403
Votes cast- 31, 614

Southern Ijaw LGA

Registered voters – 184, 401
Accredited voters- 50, 153

Collation Officer: Prof Ibrahim Adam

A- 01
AA- 02
ADC-31
ADP- 53
APC- 18,174
APGA- 07
APM- 02
APP- 08
BP- 02
LP- 119
NNPP- 0
NRM- 37
PDP- 24, 685
PRP- 31
SDP- 02
ZLP- 04

Total valid votes cast- 43,158
Rejected votes- 663
Votes cast- 43, 821

 

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