• Timipre Sylva of APC loses to Dickson at Bayelsa election petition tribunal

    Timipre Sylva of APC loses to Dickson at Bayelsa election petition tribunal

    According to reports, the Bayelsa governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja has upheld the election of Seriake Dickson, incumbent governor of Bayelsa state.

    Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had challenged the victory of Dickson after losing the governorship election last year.

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Dickson, winner of the election, announcing that he polled 134,998 votes to defeat Sylva, a former governor of the state, who scored 86,852 votes to place second.

    Sylva had asked the tribunal […]