BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP’s Duoye Diri Winner Of Bayelsa Election

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu and other senior officials of the commission while briefing journalists on its reaction to Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa election on Friday, February 14. PHOTO: Channels TV/Sodiq Adelakun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Duoye Diri, as the winner of the Bayelsa election.
The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, who made this announcement on Friday at the INEC headquarters in Abuja said the certificate of return will be issued immediately to the winner.

Yakubu while briefing journalists at the INEC Headquarters confirmed receiving the true certified judgement of the court.

According to him, the commission met on Friday morning to review the results of the election, without the votes of the APC which have been voided by the court.

The total votes cast after excluding those of the APC now stand at 146,999. PDP polled 143,172 and scored 25 percent as required by the law.


See photos of the INEC Chairman and senior officials of the Commission during the briefing…

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