Governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri, of the waship election in the state.
The Returning Officer of the election and Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Prof. Kuta Farouk, announced the result on Monday in Bayelsa state capital, Yenagoa…
Diri polled 175,196 votes to defeat his stiffest challenger, Chief Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who got 110,108 votes. Diri won in six local governments while Sylva won two.
Author: Maureen Ikpeama