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PDP won all 8 LGAs in Bayelsa Election



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state, has been declared winner of all eight chairmanship positions in the 2019 Local Government Council Elections held on Saturday.

The PDP also won all the 105 seats for councillorship in the eight LGAs in Bayelsa.

The results were announced by all the eight returning Officers from the eight council areas at the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission, BYSIEC, collation center at the Yenagoa City Council late on Saturday night.

Daily Tells Nigeria, recorded that Diepreye Ubarugu of the PDP polled 42,539 votes to beat other contenders to emerge Chairman of Kolokuma-Opokuma LGA,

Dr. Bertola Perekeme scored 62,529 to clinch that of Ekeremor LGA.

Alali Embelakpor was declared winner of Sagbama Chairmanship election with 96, 468 votes.

Victor Isaiah won Brass LGA who is making a return as Council Boss with 28,667 votes.

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Ebinyo Turnah won Ogbia with 17,661 votes.

Nembe was won by Alalibo West with 54,562 votes,

Meanwhile the Mayor of Yenagoa City elect is Oropaye Nimizua who scored 89,831 votes.

However, the acting Chairman of BYSIEC, Chief Remember Ogbe, officially declared the eight PDP candidates as new Chairmen of the 8 Local Government Councils.

This online media observed that 44 political parties participated in the 2019 Bayelsa State Local Council election.

Notably, the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress did not participated in the exercise.

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