Bayelsa: INEC sets date for elections in Southern Ijaw LGA

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed January 9, 2016, for the conclusion of the governorship election in Bayelsa state.

INEC had declared the governorship election which held on December 5 as inconclusive after violence made it impossible to hold election in Southern Ijaw local government area.

The electoral body had already announced the results of seven out of the eight local governments with the incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Seriake Dickson, ahead of his main challenger, former governor Timipre Sylva of the APC.

The spokesperson for INEC, Nick Dazang, who confirmed the new date for election in Southern Ijaw local government said the commission had already issued a public notice on the date.

Mr. Dazang said all political parties with candidates in the election have already been notified.

 


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