It would be determined who would take over from Governor Seriake Dickson and govern Bayelsa for the next four years,
Major contenders are David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Others are; Accord Party, Ebizimo Diriyai; African Action Congress (AAC), Kalango Stanley Davies; Alliance for Democracy, Owei-Tongu Woniwei; Alliance National Party (ANP), Kunde Noah.
Meanwhile Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to the development, see reactions below:
— HRH SMK Seebawaih??✈?????? (@SMK_Seebawaih) November 16, 2019
— Lawal Abdulrahmon (@UsherRaymon1) November 16, 2019
Material for ward 8, 9 & 10 have been hijacked to an unknown location by APC thugs at Nembe. Sporadic shooting in the area as well by APC led thugs. @inecnigeria #BayelsaDecides pic.twitter.com/3mOzz8OBSR
— iSi (@simmeonii) November 16, 2019
— Powell_Oyenz (@powellgoyenz) November 16, 2019
Election hasn't started and we are getting info that Ward 8, 9 and 10 in Nembe, INEC materials have been Hijacked. ??♀️
— If¥™ (@nnekei) November 16, 2019
— Comrade Deji Adeyanju (@adeyanjudeji) November 16, 2019
— Mayor50point (@Mayor50point) November 16, 2019
So far, everything is peaceful and going as planned.
Please cast your votes for your preferred candidate
— Omonibo Endurance (@exybrown) November 16, 2019
FROM BRASS –
Reports have it that some APC boys are Escorting the TOWN CRIER in making ANNOUNCEMENT that PDP SUPPORTERS MUST NOT come out and Vote today.
Report confirmed by 2 other Sources.#BayelsaDecides#WelcomeSDD @OfficialAPCNg@UKinNigeria
— Mercy (@mercymeeboo) November 16, 2019
Election materials hasn't left the rack centers in Yenagoa, almost 1hr behind schedule when election ought to have started.
— The Oracle (@Clemsakin71) November 16, 2019
Source: Naija News