Bayelsa State News Today
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would hold House of Assembly supplementary election on March 23 in Bayelsa, in areas where election was declared inconclusive in February 23 poll.
Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the chief of Army staff, has been urged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, to probe the alleged role of the military in the violence that pervaded the state during the polls.
There will be supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in state House of Assembly in Bayelsa according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigerian Army has reportedly set up a probe panel to investigate allegations that its men played roles in the violence that was experienced in some states during the governorship election.
The Central Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Yenagoa, has clarified that the rating officer that died in the command last Saturday, March 9, was not due to violence during the state assembly election in Bayelsa.
The Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied allegations linking it to the killing of a navy personnel during Saturday, March 9 House of Assembly election in the state.