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Bayelsa Governorship Election Results – Live Updates

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These are the results of the Bayelsa governorship poll as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


17:00: INEC will announce new date for the election later.


16:56: INEC has cancelled the election in Southern Ijaw LGA citing large scale electoral malpractices such as initimidation of electoral officers, ballot box snatching, and violence.


13:40: In spite of the ban placed on public processions, rallies and protests in Bayelsa State by police, there is a protest going at the INEC Collation Centre in Yenagoa, Bayelsa.


13.02: Nembe LGA
Registered votes: 66,384
Accredited voters: 18,799
APC – 6,974;
APGA – 15;
CPP -03;
PDP – 10,768.


11:40 am: Results from Nembe and Southern Ijaw LGAs are still being expected.


11:39am: In order to forestall break down of law and order, the Bayelsa Police Command has banned public processions and rallies.

Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of training and development and Bayelsa Election, Hashimu Argungu, said this in a statement that the ban became necessary after the police uncovered plans by “some disgruntled elements” to  stage a protest in the state.

He warned that “This form of conduct will jeopardize the ongoing electoral process. Therefore the command warns the intending perpetrators to desist from such acts as it will deal decisively with any person or group of persons who wishes to engage in any conduct that will compromise the existing peaceful atmosphere.”


10:55am: Ogbia LGA
ACPN -15
ADC -19
APA – 72,
APC -9,106,
APGA – 12,
CPP – 10,
CPC – 20,
DPP – 32,
ID – 05,
KOWA – 01,
LP – 14,
MPPP – 01,
NNPP – 02,
PDC – 16,
PDM – 86,
PDP – 13051,
PPA – 12,
PPM – 01,
SDP – 00,
UPP – 03


21:15: Results from Ogbia, Nembe and Southern Ijaw will be announced tomorrow morning.


21:05: Results from five local governments have been announced by INEC. Results from the three remaining local governments are expected to be announced tomorrow at 10:00 am.


20:50: Ekeremor LGA

Registered voters 82, 783
Accredited voters 24, 667
Valid Votes 22, 664
Rejected Votes 634
Total Votes cast 23, 298
ACPN 7
ADC 5
APA 35
APC 7, 918
APGA 8
CPP 3
DPC 5
DPP 9
ID 0
KOWA 0
LP 4
MPPP 1
MMPP 4
PDC 3
PDM 44
PDP 14, 602
PPA 15

*Results of election in eight wards were cancelled due to ballot boxes snatching and other electoral malpractices


20:14: Brass LGA

Registered voters 55, 923
Accredited voters 30, 397
Valid Votes 28,616
Rejected Votes 592
Total Votes cast 29,208
ACPN 3
ADC 7
APA 46
APC 21, 755
APGA 23
CPP 9
DPC 5
DPP 11
ID 1
KOWA 0
LP 7
MPPP 0
MMPP 0
PDC 5
PDM 222
PDP 6,516
PPA 5
PPN 1
SDP 0
*Results from six PUs were cancelled due to over-voting and skirmishes.


19:47: Sagbama LGA
Registered voters 84, 550
Accredited voters 36, 892
Valid Votes 34, 921
Rejected Votes 726
Total Votes cast 35,647
ACPN 10
ADC 16
APA 34
APC 5,382
APGA 12
CPP 1
DPC 11
DPP 23
ID 0
KOWA 1
LP 23
MPPP 2
MMPP 9
PDC 13
PDM 406
PDP 28,934
PPA 33
PPN 0
SDP 11
UPP 0

*Election was not held in six PUs


19:26: Yenagoa LGA
Total registered voters – 135, 025
Accredited voters – 44,751
Total valid Votes – 40, 041
Rejected Votes – 1,710
Total Votes Cast – 41, 751
APC: 14,563
PDP: 24,258
Votes cancelled – 5,390

*Results from 16 polling units in Yenagoa were cancelled due to electoral malpractices and intimidation of electoral officers.


19:17: Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA

Registered Voters 39,748
Accredited Votes – 15,755
Total Valid Vote – 14, 926
Rejected Votes – 601
Total Votes Cast 15,527
APC: 6,896
PDP: 7,619


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