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Timipre Sylva wins Bayelsa State APC Governorship Primary Election With Wide Margin

Former Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva has been declared winner of the Bayelsa APC governorship primary election

Timipre Sylva polled a total of 52,061 votes and was declared winner of the election by the election committee chairman, Major General A.T. Jubrin

Great Joshua MacIver came a distant second with 2,078 while former Governor-elect, David Lyon polled 1582 to come third

Prof Ongoebi Etebu Maureen got 1271 votes to come fourth, Ogomade Isikima Johnson polled 584 votes, while Mr Festus Daumiebi who walked out of the hall while the results were being called polled 557 votes.

The APC gubernatorial primaries were conducted in all 105 wards in the state on Friday, using the direct primary mode

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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