Election Results: With 2 LGAs remaining, APC leads with 85k votes in Bayelsa

APC is coasting to victory in Bayelsa State as the party leads with over 85,000 votes.

In the middle: National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole and the party's governorship candidate, David Lyon during APC campaign in Bayelsa State.  (TheCable)

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the results of six out of eight local governments in the state. 

The APC is leading the ruling party in the state with 86,330 votes in six of the eight local government areas of Bayelsa state.

While David Lyon, governorship candidate of the APC has so far secured 206,260 votes, Duoye Diri, his PDP rival, is trailing with 119,930 votes.

The results of the six LGAs that have been announced are Yenagoa, Ogbia, Brass, Nembe, Kolokuma/Opokuma and Sagbama.

The results of the remaining two LGAs yet to be announced are Ekeremoh and Southern Ijaw, where Lyon hails from.

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