Bayelsa: Sylva Wins APC Guber TicketFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
By Ayo Balogun
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the December 5 governorship election.
Chief Sylva polled 981 votes to defeat, Mr. Godknows Powell, who scored 39 votes in a rescheduled primary conducted at the state secretariat of the party in Yenagoa.
A former two-time member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Warman Ogoriba scored 28 votes; Diekivie Ikiogha, 22; Ebite Williams 9; Charity Valdego 7; Preye Aganaba 8 and Febo Austin 7.
Others are Romeo Dekeye 10 votes; Ebitimi Amgbare 3; Ambassador Otiotio 1, Felix Oboro 1 and Christopher Enai 2.
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