Bayelsa State Election Result : The battle for the Governorship position in Bayelsa state is easy for PDP as Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is winning with 81,929 votes against Chief Timipre Sylva, who got 56,514 votes.
At the time Newsjit.com is reporting this, results of the Bayelsa state election from 28 polling units in the five councils were has been cancelled due to electoral skirmishes, over-voting, malfunctioning card readers and violence.
INEC is going to Officially announce Bayelsa state election result today at 10 am. Though it is just Ogbia, Nembe and Southern Ijaw councils that is remaining for Governor Seriake Dickson to be publicly declared the Governor elect.
Breakdown of Bayelsa State Election Result
Brass local government area has ten wards.
In Brass local government area it was a war as Chief Timipre Sylva of the APC is from the council area. And also the Acting chairman of the state PDP, Serena Dokubo-Spiff is from the council area.
Total registered voters 55,923
Accredited voters 30,397
Total valid votes 28,616
Void votes 592
Total votes cast 29,208
Results from six units in ward 1 were cancelled due to alleged electoral skirmishes and over voting.
Collation Officer Dr. Tambo D
Sagbama council area with 14 wards. This is Governor Seriake Dickson local government area.
Total registered voters 84,550
Accredited voters 36,892
Valid votes 34,921
Void votes 726
Total votes cast 35,647
Results of six units at Asamabiri were cancelled due to alleged malfunctioning card reader, electoral violence
Collation officer, Mr. Perekeme Bertola lecturer Niger Delta University
Yenagoa local government area result with 15 wards
Total registered voters 135,025
Valid vote 40,041
Void vote 1710
Accredited voters 44,751
Total vote cast 41,751
16 units were cancelled due to snatching of election materials, violence and intimidation of electoral personnel.
Collation Officer Victor Torupele NDU lecturer
Kolokuma-Opokuma local government area result as released by INEC
Total registered voters 39,748
Accredited voters 15,755
Total valid vote 14,926
Void vote 601
Total vote cast 15527
Collation Officer, Mr. Anikwe James staff of Federal University
Do stay turned as we update the remaining of the Bayelsa state election result and also the official declaration of Dickson of PDP as the governor elect by INEC at 10:00am.