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Bayelsa Election Updates: Police Deployment Shows Early Impact, INEC Faces Obstacles, PDP Cautions Against Ganduje’s Visit

  1. Police Deployment Paying Off in Bayelsa – Spokesperson

The Nigeria Police Force reports that the deployment of officials ahead of the Bayelsa governorship election is yielding positive results. The Force assures the public that protests are being appropriately managed, emphasizing the right to peaceful protest.

  1. INEC SPO Abducted, Boat Mishap in Bayelsa
    A Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) for the Bayelsa governorship election has been abducted, and a boat carrying election personnel capsized. Fortunately, no lives were lost, but result sheets and personal effects were lost. INEC is making efforts to conduct the election in the affected area.
  2. PDP Warns Ganduje to Stay Away from Bayelsa Election
    The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) strongly condemns the planned visit of APC National Chairman Abdullahi Ganduje less than 24 hours before the election. The PDP warns that Ganduje’s presence could heighten security tensions.
  3. House of Representatives Calls for Peaceful Elections
    The House of Representatives urges the electorate in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi to participate in the governorship elections. The statement emphasizes the importance of citizens exercising their franchise, calls for fair play by political parties, candidates, and security agencies, and reaffirms the commitment to strengthening electoral laws.

Stay tuned for more updates on the Bayelsa governorship election.

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