The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced results in the governorship election in seven of the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State.

A breakdown of the result shows the All Progressives Congress, APC, leading in five of the local government areas.
Below is a breakdown of the results between the two major parties:

1. Ogbia
APC 58,016
PDP 13,763

2 . Yenagoa
APC 24,607
PDP 19,184

3. Brass
APC 23,831
PDP 10,410

4. Kolokuma/Opokuma
APC 8,934
PDP 15,360`

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5. Nembe LGA
APC 83,041
PDP 874

6. Sagbama
APC 7,831
PDP 60,339

7. Southern Ijaw
APC 124,803
PDP 4,898