- The APC was declared winner of the 13 units in Ward 9, Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state by electoral officials
- Following the announcement, kinsmen of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan trooped out to celebrate the defeat of the PDP
- Legit.ng provides a live update of the collation of results from polling units across the two states here
It was celebration galore for kinsmen of former president Goodluck Jonathan in Kolo, Ogbia local government area following the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 9.
Jonathan's kinsmen trooped out in celebration immediately the results of the 13 units in Ward 9 were announced by electoral officials and the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared the winner of the ward, The Nation reports.
Some of them flew the flag of the APC as they took over the road leading to Ogbia Town. Others used their brooms to sweep the road saying they had suffered under the current PDP government.
According to some of them, they had been given as much as N10,000 but they rejected it. Their reason being that they had resolved to vote out the PDP.
“We are happy because we won the PDP in all the units,” one of them, who failed to mention his name out of excitement said.
Also in Eppie-Atissa in Yenagoa, residents took over the road jubilating over the defeat of the PDP in the area.
Meanwhile, Governor Seriake Dickson recorded landslide victory in his polling unit in Oriewari ward 2, unit 5 in Toro-Orua, Sagbama local government for his party. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recorded 1906 votes in the unit to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) which had only 5 votes.
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