The 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State was described as “Bayelsa War” by a member of an opposition party between David Lyon of All Progressive Congress (APC) and Duoye Diri of the People Democratic Party(PDP).
Above all, a winner has emerged!
INEC declares David Lyon of APC winner of Bayelsa governorship election
With the results below, the Governorship Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon, has been declared winner of the 2019 Bayelsa governorship election.
The oil magnate polled a total of 352,552 votes, while his closest rival Sen Douye Diri of PDD had 143,172 votes.
Chief Lyon was declared the winner of the polls by the INEC returning officer in the state after results from all the eight local government areas of the state were collated.
- Date of election: Saturday, November 16, 2019
- Major political parties: APC and PDP
- Major candidates: David Lyon and Duoye Diri
- Umpire: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
- Number of Local Governments in Bayelsa: 8 LGAs
- INEC Returning Officer in Bayelsa: Professor Faraday Orunmuwese of University of Benin
See below the 2019 Governorship Election Result in Bayelsa State as announced INEC
Similarly, APC is leading the PDP in results collated so far in the 2019 Kogi Governorship election.