2015 Bayelsa State Governorship Election Update
Today 5th December 2015 is the scheduled Bayelsa State Governorship Election. The race is between the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) incumbent Henry Seriake Dickson and the candidate of the APC Timipre Sylva
Some Cases of violent attacks were reported on Friday around some parts of Bayelsa. Commissioner for Information in the state, Esuene Kikile, told PREMIUM TIMES that armed thugs attacked PDP leaders and supporters in Okpoma community in Brass local government areas. “Some have machete cuts. One is in hospital, we cannot ascertain his condition yet,” Mr. Kikile said.
He said he was informed around 4pm about the attack, but that it may have happened earlier than that.
Former chairman of Brass local government area, two special advisers to Governor Serieke Dickson .
were among those that were attacked, Kikile said.
Accreditation on going in unit 20 ward 5 Alekawari primary school #BayelsaDecides
Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, arrived his polling unit in Otueke to get accredited for the 2015 Bayelsa gubernatorial election unfortunately the card reader failed to accredit him.
In PU 013, Ward 9, Ekeremor LGA, The Card Reader is not working and accreditation has been suspended.
INEC Withdraws Corps Members Following Violence In Southern Ijaw LGA Of Bayelsa
Police Arrest APC Chief and former Bayelsa SSG, Gideon Ekewe and 49 others in connection with violence in Oporoma