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Dickson in the lead as INEC set to declare winner

07 December 2015, 06:30

Yenagoa - Incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is leading his main opponent, Timipre Sylva of the All Progressive Congress (APC),  in Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa.

Reports indicate that Dickson is leading with a wide margin after results of five local government areas were released on Sunday night.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to declare the winner on Monday.

Dickson, who won in four out of the five LGA results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Yenagoa, polled 81 929 votes as against Sylva’s 56 514 votes, according to Punch.

Below are the results so far announced by INEC at its headquarters in Bayelsa capital, Yenagoa.

1. Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA

7 619 – PDP
6 896 – APC

2. Yenagoa LGA

24 258 – PDP
14 563 – APC

3. Sagbama
28 934 – PDP
5 382 – APC

4. Brass LGA
21 755 – APC
6 516 – PDP

5. Ekeremor LGA

6 896 - APC
7 619 - PDP

- News 24


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