Timipre Sylva Joins Race For Bayelsa Gov Seat

Minister of State Petroleum for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has joined the race for governorship seat of Bayelsa State.

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Sylva, who is also a former governor of the state is said to have obtained the N50 million nomination and expression of interest form of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Reports said friends of the minister purchased the N50m All Progressives Congress nomination and expression of interest forms for the former governor.

The friends were reportedly at the national secretariat of the APC on Monday to pick up the nomination form for him.

The governorship election in the state is slated for November 11, 2023.