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PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG election

PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG election

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been declared winner of all eight chairmanship positions in the 2019 Local Government Council Elections held on Saturday. The PDP also swept the polls in the councillorship elections, clinching all 105 seats. Returning Officers from the eight council areas took turns to announce the results of the election at the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission, BYSIEC, collation center at the Yenagoa City Council late on Saturday night. DAILY POST, recorded that Diepreye Ubarugu of the PDP polled 42,539 votes to beat other contenders to emerge Chairman of Kolokuma-Opokuma LGA, while Dr. Bertola Perekeme scored 62,529 to clinch that of Ekeremor. Alali Embelakpor was declared winner of Sagbama Chairmanship election with 96, 468 votes. ...