Saturday, 9 January 2016

#BayelsaDecides: Sporadic Gunshots In Ekeremor

As the people of Bayelsa state continue to cast their votes at the ongoing gubernatorial elections, there are reports that serious violence have erupted at Ekeremor town, Ekeremor local government area.

Leadership reports that armed thugs have hijacked security process within the area, bringing all electoral activities to a halt.

Also, in Southern Ijaw local government, precisely in Amassoma Grammar School, men of the Joint Task Force have repelled efforts by armed political thugs who attempted to hijack electoral materials meant for some units in the ward.

The conclusive part of the 2015 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state is ongoing  in the southern part of Nigeria.

The incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson will be hoping that his party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win in the dreaded Southern Ijaw area of the state, where the elections were declared inconclusive last year due to reports of violence.