The collation and announcement of results of the Bayelsa State governorship election will commence today, Sunday, at the State collation centre.
Voting officially ended at 2:00 pm in yesterday, November 16, 2019, Guber election.
Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed Saturday for the Bayelsa and Kogi States Guber polls.
Results from the election will determine who would take over from Governor Seriake Dickson and govern Bayelsa for the next four years.
There are eight local governments (LGAs), 105 Registration Areas and 1,804 Polling Units in Bayelsa State.
The governorship election was keenly contested between David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Stick and reload this Naija News page for the latest election results from the Bayelsa state collation centres.
Live Results Updates…
David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Bayelsa State Governorship Election.
Total registered voters- 922, 562
Accredited voters- 517, 883
APC- 352, 552
PDP- 143, 172
Valid votes- 499, 551
Rejected votes- 6, 333
Total Votes cast- 505, 884
APC – 21,489
PDP – 18,344
Governorship election result
Southern Ijaw LGA
APC – 124, 803
PDP – 4, 898
INEC announces an hour break.
So far, here are the summation of scores announced for six out of the eight LGAs in Bayelsa.
APC – 206,260
PDP – 119,930
Governorship election result for Ogbia LGA
APC – 58,016
PDP – 13,763
Governorship election result for Yenagoa LGA
APC – 24, 607
PDP – 19, 184
Governorship election result from Brass LGA
Registered voters – 67,355
Votes cast -34,849
APC – 23, 831
PDP – 10, 410
Governorship election result for Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA
APC – 8,934
PDP – 15,360
Duoye Diri, candidate of the PDP, is from this LGA
Governorship election result for Nembe LGA
APC – 83,041
PDP – 874
Governorship election result for Sagbama LGA
Total registered voters – 70,111
Votes cast – 69,591
APC – 7,831
Source: Naija News