Bayelsa Guber Poll: INEC Declares Lyon Of APC Winner Of Bayelsa Guber Poll

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC), governorship candidate, Mr David Lyon, as the winner of Bayelsa State governorship election held on November 16.

Mr Lyon won six out of the eight local government areas of Bayelsa State where the governorship election took place, polling a total of 352,552  to defeats his closest rival Mr Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  who polled 143,172 votes.  

The Returning Officer of the election and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Faraday Orunmuwese, who announced the winner of the election after all processes have been concluded, noted that APC Lyon, “haven scored the highest number of lawful votes cast is declared the winner and governor-elect.”

Mr Lyon took the lead with about 352,552 votes as against Diri who has about 143,172, with a difference of over 180,000 votes.

The APC candidate won in Brass, Ekeremor, Nembe, Ogbia, Southern Ijaw, and Yenagoa LGAs while his PDP rival won in Kolokuma/Opokuma and Sagbama LGAs

See the result table below:

1 BRASS 23,831 10,410
2 EKEREMOR 21,489 18,344
3 KOLOKUMA/OPOKUMA 8,934 15,360
4 NEMBE 83,041 874
5 OGBIA 58,016 13,763
6 SAGBAMA 7,831 60,339
7 SOUTHERN IJAW 124,803 4,898
8 YENAGOA 24,607 19,184
TOTAL 352,552 143,172
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