Sunday, December 6, 2015 9:42 pm
The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended further collation of the governorship election results in Bayelsa State.
INEC had announced results for five out of the eight local councils in the state, before its officials announced they were discontinuing the process at 8.55 p.m.
The results for three local governments are now being awaited. They are for Nembe, Southern Ijaw and Ogbia local government.#Bayelsadecides
The Independent National Electoral Commission has so far released the full results of five out of the eight local councils of Bayelsa State.
Governor Seriake Dickson of the PDP leads his APC opponent in four out of the five councils declared so far. Dickson has won 81,929 votes, while Timipre Sylva has 55,515 votes.
*16 Polling units cancelled
Registered voters 135,025
Accredited voters: 44,751; votes cast: 41,751, valid votes: 40,041; rejected votes: 1,710
*Denis Otitio APC state Agents Alleged – Opolo Ward 5 Materials hijacked and returned
Unit 7 Ward 4 materials allegedly intercepted by JTF by Government House Gate
Accredited voters 36,892
Accredited Voters 30,397
Rejected vote 592
Total votes cast 29,208
*Election relatively peaceful few skirmishes
Fred Agbedi PDP State Agent asked for the cancellation of Ward 3,4 and Unit 12 Ward 5 . Election in this area didn’t hold including Ward 1 in Twin. He complained of violence,intimidation and physical attacks against PDP supporters
EKEREMOR LGA 12Wards
Registered voters 82,783
Total votes cast 23,298