BREAKING: INEC Adjourns Collation of Bayelsa Governorship Election Result Till Monday

BREAKING: INEC Adjourns Collation of Bayelsa Governorship Election Result Till Monday

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 6-year-experience covering politics and elections in Nigeria

Yenagoa, Bayelsa state - The collation of the Bayelsa state governorship election results has been adjourned till Monday noon, November 13.

Television Continental provided the update on Sunday evening, November 12.

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INEC adjourns Bayelsa collation till Monday as PDP takes an early lead. Photo credits: Timipre Marlin Sylva, Duoye Diri, Youths Udengs Eradiri
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Legit.ng understands that the postponement was as a result of voting in some polling units (PUs) in Southern Ijaw on Sunday, November 12.

The results are yet to be ratified at the state collation level.

Meanwhile, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and incumbent governor, Douye Diri, is leading comfortably.

PDP leading in Bayelsa

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

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Daily Trust in a report on Sunday afternoon, November 12, stated that the PDP has extended its lead by more than 60,000 votes.

Bayelsa: Shehu Sani tips Diri for victory

As Nigerians follow the Bayelsa election update, Shehu Sani, a former Senator who represented Kaduna central, hinted that Governor Diri "is coasting to victory" in the governorship poll.

Writing on his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle, Sani, a PDP chieftain, said going by the media reports and trickling results, Diri is coasting to victory.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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