BayelsaDecides: Full List of LGAs PDP, APC Have Won So Far
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the suspension of the collation of the Bayelsa state governorship election results till Monday, November 13.
The exercise is scheduled to resume by 12pm today, according to the commission.
INEC commenced the election on Saturday, November 11, as one of the first set of off-circled elections conducted after the 2023 general election in Nigeria.
The suspension was announced at the state collation centre in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Sunday night, November 12, Daily Trust reported.
Douye Diri, the incumbent governor of Bayelsa state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election, is taking the lead from the results announced so far.
He is being followed by Timipre Sylva, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.
So far, INEC has released the results of six of the eight local governments in the oil-rich South-South state.