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APC rejects INEC’s cancellation of Bayelsa election

08 December 2015, 11:07

Yenagoa - The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has kicked against the cancellation of the governorship election results from the Southern Ijaw Local Government of the state, reports The Herald.

The party described the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election as a ploy to manipulate the result in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Also read: INEC cancels election in Southern Ijaw LGA in Bayelsa

Denis Otiotio, the party’s agent at the state collation centre, who spoke on behalf of the party, said the party was on course to win the election before the cancellation of the results from the Southern Ijaw Local Government.

Before the cancellation, the incumbent governor and candidate of the PDP, Seriake Dickson was leading his main opponent in the election and candidate of the APC Timipre Sylva

In the results, so far released by INEC, Dickson has won in six local government areas while Sylva had only won in one.

Read more at The Herald.

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