Shehu Sani Predicts Winner as INEC Adjourns Bayelsa Gov Results Collation Again

Shehu Sani Predicts Winner as INEC Adjourns Bayelsa Gov Results Collation Again

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5-year-experience covering metro and government policy

Bayelsa state, Yenagoa - Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has predicted the winner of the Bayelsa governorship election.

Sani said Governor Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) will emerge the winner at the end of the collation.

Shehu Sani predicts winner for Bayelsa guber poll
Shehu Sani predicts winner for the Bayelsa guber poll Photo Credit: Douye Diri/Shehu Sani/Timire Silva
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The former federal lawmaker wrote via his X page (formerly known as Twitter) @ShehuSani

“From the available results, Governor Diri is the Champion.”

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has adjourned collation of results to 6 pm.

The electoral body has announced results from six local government areas out of the eight

The results from two LGAs, Brass and Southern Ijaw, are still being expected.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the ruling PDP is leading in the governorship election in Bayelsa state.

Diri has extended its lead by more than 90,000 votes.

The PDP governor, who is seeking reelection, has so far polled 147,958 votes while Timipre Sylva, his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, trails with 57,344 votes, leaving a margin of 90,614.

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The APC condemned alleged attempts to move the collation of Brass local government area (LGA) to Yenagoa.

The APC made this condemnation in a statement by Felix Morka, its national publicity secretary. It accused Governor Diri and the PDP of putting pressure on INEC to move the collation of results of Brass LGA to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital city.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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