The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Douye Diri has won three local government areas in the results declared so far in the state.
Naija News understands that Diri is leading in Kolokuma/Opokuma, Ogbia and Yenegoa.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has adjourned the collation of election results in the Bayelsa State Governorship Elections conducted on November 11, 2023.
The collation of results was adjourned about two hours after the commencement of the exercise which was earlier adjourned last night.
Prof Faruq Kuta, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Of Technology, Minna, and the state Returning Officer for the election in Bayelsa adjourned the exercise till 3 pm today.
The adjournment was after the collation of results from three of the eight local government areas in the state.
The remaining local government areas are Brass, Ekeremor, Nembe, Sagbama, and Southern Ijaw.
The returning officer said results from the remaining local government areas are being expected.
Sixteen political parties sponsored candidates for the election in Bayelsa.
Diri’s main opponent is a former Minister of State For Petroleum Resources and an ex-governor of the state, Timipre Sylva.
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