The All Progressives Congress (APC) has ended 20 years of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration in Bayelsa with over 200,000 votes. 

 The party’s candidate, David Lyon secured the highest number of votes in the Bayelsa governorship election as he won in six out of eight local government areas in the state.

The APC polled 352,552 while PDP secured 143,170 votes, leaving a margin of 209,382.

Since 1999, this is the first time an opposition party would win a governorship election in the state. 

Below are the results from the eight local government areas in the state as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission.(INEC)

Sagbama LGA

APC — 7, 831

PDP- 60, 339

Brass LGA

APC — 23, 831

PDP- 10, 410

Nembe LGA

APC — 83, 041

PDP- 874

Ekeremor LGA

APC — 21, 489

PDP- 18, 344

Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA

APC — 8, 934

PDP- 15, 360

Ogbia LGA

APC — 58, 016

PDP- 13, 763

Southern-Ijaw LGA

APC — 124, 803

PDP- 4, 898

Yenagoa LGA

APC — 24, 607

PDP- 19, 184