Governorship Election: APC Take Over Bayelsa State

 

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The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) is set to announce David Lyon, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress(APC) as the winner of Bayelsa gubernatorial poll which held on Saturday, 16th December.

Lyon emerged victorious after defeating his closet opponent, Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) by over 200,000 votes.

He scored a total of 352,552 while the  PDP candidate scored 143, 170 votes, leaving a margin of 209, 382.

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APC’s victory on Saturday is the first time an opposition party would be winning the state since the return of democracy in 1999.

The State has always been ruled by PDP.

See below for complete votes from each of the local governments in the state.

Sagbama LGA

APC – 7, 831
PDP- 60, 339

Brass LGA

APC – 23, 831
PDP- 10, 410

Nembe LGA

APC – 83, 041
PDP- 874

Ekeremor LGA

APC – 21, 489
PDP- 18, 344

Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA

APC – 8, 934
PDP- 15, 360

Ogbia LGA

APC – 58, 016
PDP- 13, 763

Southern-Ijaw LGA

APC – 124, 803
PDP- 4, 898

Yenagoa LGA

APC – 24, 607
PDP- 19, 184

 

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