Breaking: Dickson in early Lead in Bayelsa Rescheduled ElectionFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Saturday, January 9th, 2016
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Despite the tension and low turnout of voters in the Bayelsa State rerun election held today (Saturday), in Southern Ijaw LGA and other units, there are indications that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Seriake Dickson may have taken an early lead going by the results trickling in.
There have also been report of widespread violence leading to the stoppage of elections in some polling units where election has been ordered in Ekeremor, Nembe and Ogbia LGs.
In polling units where elections were held in Yenegoa, the state capital, all went well with the PDP leading in results released at the various polling units.
Unit 5, Ward 10, Yenagoa
APC 52, PDP 90
Ward 10 unit 3 Amassoma
PDP 129 , APC 23
Ward 10 unit 5
PDP 93, APC 16
Ward 10 Unit 4
PDP 97, APC 21
Nembe ward 2 unit 13
PDP 412, APC 6
Oyeke Open Space, Unit 9, Ward 10,Yenegoa LGA
APC 78, PDP 61, APGA 3
Meanwhile, the PDP has claimed that there was no election in Ekeremor, where the Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, was alleged to have diverted electoral materials and then called for the cancellation of any result, sent in from the area.
As the time of this report, more results are still being expected.
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