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Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by tainam: 2:49pm On Nov 17, 2019
There is apprehension in the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over an alleged plan to cancel the votes from Southern Ijaw for Saturday’s governorship election in the state, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt

Southern Ijaw, the stronghold of the APC, has the second largest votes, after Yenagoa, which is the state capital.

PDP could have an easy ride to victory, if the entire votes in Southern Ijaw is cancelled.

A source at the Bayelsa INEC told PREMIUM TIMES, Sunday afternoon, that Cyril Omorogbe, the INEC resident electoral commissioner in Delta State who supervised the election in Southern Ijaw, is pushing for the votes cancellation over allegations of rigging.

Mr Omorogbe is, however, being opposed by other INEC officials who participated in the conduct of the election in the area, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

None of the officials were willing to speak on record. The final collation of results at the INEC headquarters was yet to start at the time of this report.

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Saturday accused the APC of rigging the election in Southern Ijaw.

“As we are speaking, in this day and age, gun-wielding militia men, with the aide of security forces, have overrun hapless electoral officials,” Mr Dickson told reporters at his polling unit in Toru-Orua, Sagbama.

“Most of the electoral officials in Southern Ijaw, as we speak, are kidnapped and held hostage,” he said.

PREMIUM TIMES could not immediately reach INEC officials for their comment on the development.

Bayelsa has eight local government areas. There were 923,182 registered voters for the election but only 889,308 people collected their permanent voter’s card, according to INEC. Less than that number would have likely voted in the election.

Forty-five political parties contested the Saturday’s election, though the battle was a straight one between the Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/south-south-regional/363720-apprehension-in-bayelsa-over-alleged-plan-to-cancel-southern-ijaw-votes.html

Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by tainam: 2:49pm On Nov 17, 2019
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Runaway: 2:52pm On Nov 17, 2019
Desperation by APC

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Mr2kul(m): 3:05pm On Nov 17, 2019
Runaway:
Desperation by APC
Not at all... APC will win southern Ijaw LGA even free and fair.. The cancelation is actually Desperation by PDP.

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by olaolulazio(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
APC has won already... grin

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by nuhu2018(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
November if you know you know

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by moyinoluwabun(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
But u Bleep up Dickson. You can't chase loyal party members away and expect to av smooth ride to victory. Shameful you're fighting alone

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by princejayy(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
Y

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by jice(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
PDP have no power to effect cancellation of any election except through the mercy of the courts.

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by NORSYK(m): 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
The real news is aftermath of the victory as an outsider who never participated in these hot electionerring fights may inherit the spoils of that election.

Critically analysing the situational reports via the avalanche of legal battles bedevilling both the APC and the PDP, if the second runner up should be a good politician, he may inherit the spoils of these victories.

Perhaps, you might as well bookmark this comment.

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Emotionss: 3:19pm On Nov 17, 2019
They should not cancel anything ooo
Apc won hands down.

Am not a fan of neither Pdp or Apc but I am very much glad that Apc won.
Abia, Delta and cross river state is next. Say no to underperforming governors and their anointed candidates .

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Luckysbab: 3:20pm On Nov 17, 2019
What difference does it make which of the two stupid parties win?

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by franugo(m): 3:20pm On Nov 17, 2019
Cancel Wetin They better bring evidence that will warrant that cancelation

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by hbokony10: 3:20pm On Nov 17, 2019
cool

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Imefawulo(m): 3:20pm On Nov 17, 2019
That's bad for the image of our beloved country
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by ZAWs: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
Runaway:
Desperation by APC

See talk
How could someone be desperate winning in his own house?
Shift jor

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Crixxx: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
Come mods or who ever moves news both true & fake to FP..what's your problem?, since 8am I have been waiting for intelligent and interesting news you guys have just been giving us from APC to PDP to obaseki to maleye to VP admin.. Do we look like political fanatics in your eye?.. Respect ya sef

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Patosky4U: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
Mr Dickson you know it will not be possible.... Clear victory for APC in bayelsa. Though that kogi man am not in support








The only one that sweet me is that loud mouth Dino

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by hisexcellency34: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
militants will burst pipelines if election is rigged
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Nobody: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
Nigeria is wrecked beyond comprehension.

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Advocate500: 3:21pm On Nov 17, 2019
Dickson should go and rest ,weather apc or pdp let the will of the people come to pass abeg.

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by franugo(m): 3:22pm On Nov 17, 2019
hisexcellency34:
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For northerner
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by hotseat: 3:22pm On Nov 17, 2019
Thread and needle!
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Bukino222(m): 3:22pm On Nov 17, 2019
Something is cooking.. Dickson's last chance
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by franugo(m): 3:22pm On Nov 17, 2019
Crixxx:
Jj

For jayjay

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by AcMilano1(m): 3:23pm On Nov 17, 2019
Oooh I see Dick-sin in desperate mode, there's no way they ll cancel it

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by SouthSouth1914: 3:23pm On Nov 17, 2019
Nigeria is a joke! APC is totally a devilish party all round! Listen to the talk of the party leaders- Full of bloodletting, chaos, lies and deceit!
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Staro: 3:24pm On Nov 17, 2019
Aw
Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by LORDKing001: 3:24pm On Nov 17, 2019
Kogites still d shock for the counter attack from okene

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by picoba(m): 3:24pm On Nov 17, 2019
Useless !
There is no impress project whatsoever where APC and PDP governors are ruling in the states of Nigeria. Why killing yourself on whom to rule your state?

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Re: Apprehension In Bayelsa Over Alleged Plan To Cancel Southern Ijaw Votes by Staro: 3:27pm On Nov 17, 2019
Emotionss:

I'm not a fan of neither Pdp or Apc but I am very much glad that Apc won.
Abia, Delta and cross river state is next. Say no to underperforming governors and their anointed candidates .

So, do you now think the problem is about party?
What has Nigerians gained with Buhari taking over as president?

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