Transition Monitoring Group Discredits Bayelsa Elections

The Chairman of Transition Monitoring Group, Mr Ibrahim Zikirullah, has discredited the results of the Bayelsa State governorship re-run election.

Mr Zikirullah, on Monday, said that observers’ reports showed a high level of ballot box snatching, violence and intimidation of voters during the polls.

The Transition Monitoring Group also frowned at the conduct of some security officials during the election.

The Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC), ordered a supplementary elections in Southern Ijaw after it declared theBayelsa governorship elections inconclusive.

INEC said that the earlier polls were marred by several electoral malpractices especially ballot box snatching and thuggery.

The supplementary polls held on Saturday re-elected the incumbent,Governor Seriake Dickson according to the results announced by INEC.


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