The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, may be coasting to victory, as he records an early lead in the Governorship election conducted on Saturday.
Results of the exercise that have trickled in, indicated that the APC is leading the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in some Units, in Ogbia and Nembe Local Government Areas of the Bayelsa East Senatorial District.
In Kolo, Ward 8 of Ogbia Constituency 3, the APC polled a total of 1,229 votes, while the PDP got 923.
In Nembe Ward 1 Polling Unit 9, at Ogbolomabiri, the APC scored a total of 67 votes, while the PDP polled 20 votes.
Also, at Polling Unit 7, in Ogbolomabiri, the APC garnered 112 votes, and the PDP scored 0 vote, while Accord Party got 3 votes, with the Alliance for Democracy and Labour Party polling 2 and 3 votes, respectively.
At the Ward 2 Polling Unit 1, Ogbolomabiri 2, the APC polled 111 votes to defeat the PDP, which scored 3 votes.
At Ward 2, Polling Unit 14, Ogbolomabiri 2, the APC got 492 votes, while the PDP polled 29 votes.
Also at Ward 2, Polling Unit 9, Ogbolomabiri 2, the APC garnered 170 votes, while the PDP scored 6 votes.
The APC was also reported to be leading in Ward 4, Polling Unit 9, Agudama-Epie, Yenagoa Local Government Area, in Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, polling 789 votes, while the PDP scored 54 votes.