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UPDATED: INEC begins collation of election results in Bayelsa


YENAGOA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA
According to the results as announced by the local government collation officer, Prof Dokpesi, the All Progressives Congress, APC, polled a total of 24,607, while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, polled 19,184.
The total number of registered voters for Yenagoa is 199,895, while the total number of accredited voters is 48,222. Total valid votes 44,852, while the total votes cast is 47,398, while 2,546 votes were rejected.
Governorship election result from Brass LGA
Registered voters – 67,355
Votes cast -34,849
APC – 23, 831
PDP – 10, 410
Governorship election result for Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA
APC – 8,934
PDP – 15,360
#BAYELSA DECIDES# RESULTS AS ANNOUNCED BY INEC:
SAGBAMA LGA
According to the Sagbama Local Government Area Collation Officer, Prof Moses Osawarue of the University of Benin, the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, won the local government area with 60,339, while the All Progressives Congress, APC, got 7,831. Sagbama LGA is where the outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson and the PDP running mate Senator Lawrence Erwudjiakpor hail from.
Total Number of Accredited Voters: 70,111
Valid Votes: 68,569
Invalid Votes: 1022
Total Votes Cast: 69,591
Results from 17 units were cancelled due to over-voting in Sagbama

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the collation of the Saturday Bayelsa governorship election, the commission confirmed.
The venue of the exercise, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Media Centre, INEC Office, Bayelsa is filled with party agents, observers, journalists and security agents on guard.
SOURCE: THE PUNCH

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