Bayelsa Poll: Labour Party Udengs loses polling unit to Diri

LABOUR Party candidate in the Bayelsa governorship election Udengs Eradiri has lost his polling unit to the incumbent Governor Douye Diri.

Diri, who is contesting under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), polled the majority of votes in unit 05, Ward 10, Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Diri won 130 votes while Udengs won eight votes.

In the same polling unit, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Timipre Silva gathered 45 votes.

Diri also emerged winner in the Yindimie Compound Square, polling unit 013, Ward 10 in the Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

He polled 137 votes, while Silva gathered 55.

In Amadikurumor Compound Square, polling unit 014, Ward 10, PDP gathered 195 votes and APC 89.

Eradiri gathered only one vote in unit 014 and no vote in 013.

Ijeoma Opara is a journalist with The ICIR. Reach her via [email protected] or @ije_le on Twitter.

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