Bayelsa Governorship Re-Run Election Results [UNOFFICIAL]

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Results are trickling in as the supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa state is over.

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Bayelsa Governorship Election: Timipre Sylva vs Seriake Dickson Photo Credit: Premium Times

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, adjourned collation of the Bayelsa Supplementary election results to 11 am on Sunday, January 10 2016.

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The INEC collation centre in Bayelsa has resumed collation of the state’s supplementary elections.

The All Progressive Congress, APC’s Timipre Sylva is challenging Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the State’s top position.

It would be recalled, during the first round of the election in December, Dickson was leading with 33,154 votes. He had 105,748 votes while his closest rival, Timipre Sylva, got a total of 72,594 votes.

Results in South Ijaw LGA and other wards in some other LGAs were cancelled. The supplementary took place on Saturday, January 9, 2016.

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In the declared results, the All Progressives Congress scored 448 votes in Yenagoa LGA while the Peoples Democratic Party polled 839. In Brass LGA, APC had 1,679 and the PDP got 5. In Sagbama LGA, APC scored 119 , PDP, 180 while APC had 139 in Ogbia LGA with PDP polling 1,290 votes.

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In all, APC had 2,385 votes while PDP scored 2,314 in the election rerun.

PDP’s Gov Dickson is still ahead with 33,083 votes.

Here are some of the results according to Vanguard Newspaper below

Nembe supplementary poll
Collation officer Dr. Victor Torubele
No of registered voters 4294
Accredited voters 2649
Votes scored APC 1400, PDP 1160
Total valid votes 2574
Rejected votes 31
Total votes cast 2605

Ekeremor supplementary poll
Collation officer, Dr. Perekibina Beriweni
Total registered votes 9157
Accredited votes 3018
Votes scored APC 257, PDP 2695
Total valid votes 2968
Rejected votes 42
Total votes cast 3010

Ogbia supplementary result collation officer, Dr Anakwe
No of Registered voters 4344
No of accredited voters 1551
Votes scored APC 139, PDP 1290
Total valid votes 1449
Rejected votes 47
Total vote cast 1496

Sagbama supplementary result
No of Registered voters 2005
No of accredited voters 326
Votes scored APC 111, PDP 180
Total valid votes 303
Rejected votes 21
Total votes cast 324

Brass supplementary result
No of Registered voters 2255
No of accredited voters 1703
Votes scored APC 1679, PDP 05
Total valid votes 1696
Rejected votes 7
Total votes cast 1703


Collation officer, Dr. Perekeme Bertola, lecturer Niger Delta University
7 registered areas with 18 polling units
No of registered voters 9560
Accredited Voters 1480
No of votes scored APC 448
PDP 839
Total valid votes 1309
Rejected votes 54
Total vote cast 1363

It should be noted however that South Ijaw has 120,827 registered voters.



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