PDP Sweeps Bayelsa Local Government Poll


LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the eight local government area in last weekend’s Local government election in Bayelsa state, which was boycotted by the major opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Returning Officer, Mr Frank Ebikumor, announced on Sunday in Yenagoa that Mr Dengiye Ubarugu of the PDP polled 42,539 votes to defeat ADC, who polled 1,031 votes in Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA.
In Southern-Ijaw, the Returning Officer, Dr Nwiwu Johnson annouced that Mr Nigeria Kia of the PDP scored 107,150 to defeat AD, who scored 2,489 votes. In Ekeremor LGA, the Returning Officer, Dr Victor Ayibatonye, annouced that Chief Perekeme Petula emerged winner with 62,529 votes, as other parties had no vote.
Also, in Sagbama LGA, where Governor Seriake Dickson hails from, the Returning Officer, Dr ThankGod Apere, announced that Mr Alah Embeleakpo, had 96,468 votes as other parties had no vote, while Mr Victor Isaiah of the PDP scored 28,667 votes to defeat LP, which scored 2,948 votes in Bras Local government.
In Ogbia LGA, Mr Ebiye Ogoli, the Returning Officer, announced that Mr Turner Ebinyo of the PDP scored 17,661 votes to defeat ADC, who scored 1,017, just as the Returning Officer for Yenegoa, Dr Good-head Abraham, declared that Mr Uroupaye Nimizuoa of the PDP scored 98,831 votes to defeat Mr Lawrence Kwokwo of ADC, who scored 636 votes.
In his remarks, Dr Remember Ogbe, the BYSIEC Chairman, said the process was peaceful in all the areas where elections were conducted.

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