The governorship election in Bayelsa as predicted by many political analysts is sure a struggle of the fittest. Early results from the poll shows the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon in an early lead ahead of his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri.
Generally, unit results showed that Lyon was leading the PDP Candidate, Douye Diri, in Southern Ijaw, Nembe, Brass, Ogbia, Ekeremor, and most areas in Yenagoa, local government areas.
The results further showed that Diri was not doing well at his Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area as most units especially in Odi and Kaiama voted for Lyon.
But Governor Seriake Dickson won his Unit 005, Toru-Orua with 1906 while Lyon of the APC scored 5. But Lyon cleared all the 569 votes in his Olugbobiri polling unit leaving the PDP with no vote.
Some of the results: Atissa 2, 005, Bungata Compound, Famgbe Community, Yenagoa,
APC 456; PDP 43; Ovom, Ogbopele Unit 015, Atissa Ward One, APC, 138; PDP, 120
Others from Yenagoa are Igbogene-Epie Ward, APC, 523; PDP, 93; Tombia, Yenagoa, unit 001, APC 116; PDP 109; Unit, 002, APC, 137; PDP 87; Unit 003, APC 116, PDP 109; Unit 004, APC 186, PDP 159; Unit 005, APC 181; PDP 153.
In Odi Ward 3, Unit 11, APC- 163; PDP-144; Odi Ward 2, Unit11, APC- 44, PDP-34; Kolo Ward 9, Unit 7, APC- 135; PDP-92.
In Southern Ijaw, ward 8, unit 3; APC 335
PDP 0; Unit 2, APC 275; PDP 1; Unit 5, APC 292, PDP 0; unit 7; APC 480 PDP 0.