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Bayelsa guber: PDP’s Diri defeats APC’s Sylva to win second term 

Bayelsa guber: PDP's Diri defeats APC's Sylva to win second term 

Bayelsa guber: PDP’s Diri defeats APC’s Sylva to win second term

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the Saturday’s governship election.

 

Prof. Kuta Farouk, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, who is the Returning Officer of the election, announced the result on Monday in Yenagoa.

 

Details of the result showed that Diri polled 175,196 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Chief Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who got 110,108 votes.

 

Further details showed that Diri won in six local governments while Sylva won two.

 

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