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INEC suspends collation of election results in Bayelsa

06 December 2015, 22:10

Yenagoa - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended further collation of the governorship election results in Bayelsa State.

The commission said it will continue with the exercise on Monday by 10am.

The commission had announced results for five out of the eight local councils in the state, before its officials announced they were discontinuing the process some few minutes after 9pm.

The results for three local governments are now being awaited. They are for Nembe, Southern Ijaw and Ogbia local government.

In the results so far released by INEC, Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leads his All Progressives Congress (APC) opponent, Timipre Sylva in four out of the five councils declared so far.

Also read: Dickson overtakes Sylva in Bayelsa election

Dickson has won 81 929 votes, while Timipre Sylva has 55 515 votes.

Below are the results so far announced by INEC.

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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