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APGA, PDP win rescheduled Bayelsa election

2015-06-08 18:16
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Yenogoa - The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have won the Brass constituency 2 and Ogbia constituency 2 seats in the rescheduled House of Assembly elections in Bayelsa State, reports Vanguard.

In Brass Constituency, the APGA candidate, Alfred Watson, defeated the candidates of the ruling PDP and the All Progressives Congress (APC) with 849 votes.

Also read: Bayelsa PDP denies plans to rig rescheduled assembly election

The PDP candidate scored 380 while the APC got 476 votes.

The elections, which were held on Saturday, were marred by alleged hijack of election materials and voters’ apathy due to shootings by unknown gunmen suspected to be hired thugs.

Read more at Vanguard.

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