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APC wins Bayelsa State Governorship Election

APC wins Bayelsa State Governorship Election

Lyon defeated Douye Diri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in six out of eight locals government areas in the state.
The APC polled 352,552 while PDP has 143, 170 votes, leaving a margin of 209, 382.
Lyon’s victory makes it the first time an opposition party is winning the state since the return of democracy in 1999.
The state, which was created in 1996, has always been governed by the PDP.
Below are the scores from each local government area as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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

AmarSim Associations Development Consultants

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