BREAKING: Labour Party's Governorship Candidate Udengs Loses Polling Unit in Bayelsa

BREAKING: Labour Party's Governorship Candidate Udengs Loses Polling Unit in Bayelsa journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Bayelsa state, Yenagoa - In an unexpected turn of events, the candidate of the Labour Party in Bayelsa state, Udengs Eradiri, lost his polling unit to the opposition party.

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Udengs Eradiri of the Labour Party lost his polling unit to Governor Diri of the PDP. Photo credit: Udengs Eradiri, Douye Diri
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As reported by ICIR, Udengs lost his polling unit to the incumbent and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Douye Diri.

Governor Diri polled the majority of votes in unit 05, ward 10, Yenagoa local government area of the state.

How Diri defeated Udengs at his polling unit

Diri got 130 votes while Udengs had eight votes in the election at the ward, Vanguard report added.

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In the same polling unit, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Timipre Sylva, a major rival to Diri, gathered 45 votes.

See the result:

PU 05, Ward 10, Yenagoa LG, Bayelsa state

LP: 08

APC: 45

PDP: 130

Diri also emerged victorious in the Yindimie compound square, polling unit 013, ward 10 in the Sagbama local government area of the state.

He polled 137 votes, while Sylva gathered 55 votes.

In Amadikurumor compound square, polling unit 014, ward 10, PDP gathered 195 votes, and APC got 89.

Surprisingly, Eradiri gathered only one vote in unit 014 and no vote in 013.

Who won Governor Diri's polling unit?

Earlier, Douye Diri emerged victorious at his polling unit. Diri defeated his major contenders to emerge as the winner of the poll at the Sampou/Kalama Ward, PU 004, Kolokuma/Opokuma LG, Bayelsa state.

He polled a total of 218 votes, while Sylva scored 0 votes, and Eradiri scored 0 as well.

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The PDP garnered 77 votes, surpassing the APC, which obtained 17 votes, while the LP secured four votes. earlier reported that PDP's gubernatorial candidate, Samuel Anyanwu, expressed optimism about winning the election after he voted at polling unit 012, Ama Imo Community Primary School in Ikeduru LGA.


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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at with 6+ years of experience. Before joining, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email:

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