All The Candidates In The Bayelsa By-Election

November 26, 2020

Citizen is a column that explains how the government’s policies fucks citizens and how we can unfuck ourselves.

A few weeks, ago we wrote about the by-elections that will be taking place on December 5, 2020, including the most important things you need to know.

In addition to that, we will be writing about the candidates in the Bayelsa West and Bayelsa Central senatorial by-elections. This is because it is important for you to have a good knowledge of the candidates in the forthcoming by-election in Bayelsa state, so that you can vote more wisely.

Read: Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming By-Elections

1) Bayelsa Central Senatorial Election Final List of Candidates

This is the final list of candidates for the Bayelsa Central senatorial election:

  1. Lokoja James Pere of the Accord Party (AP)
  2. Franklin Bodiseowei of the Action Alliance (AA)
  3. Azi Flint Munanyo of the African Democratic Congress (ADC)
  4. Abel Ebi Femowei of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
  5. Abson Abalaba of the Allied People’s Movement (APM)
  6. Preye Watson Kosuowei of the All People’s Party (APP)
  7. Efamughe Tunimibofa of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP)
  8. Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu of the National Rescue Movement (NRM)
  9. Cleopas Moses Zuwoghe of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
  10. Dauzuo Fawei Young of the Social Democratic Party (SDP)
  11. Ayah Enetimi of the Young Progressive Party (YPP)

2) Bayelsa West Senatorial By-Election Final List of Candidates

  1. Pereabe Tonbra of the Accord Party (AP)
  2. Omulala Pius of the Action Alliance (AA)
  3. Paleowei Ezebri William of the African Action Congress (AAC)
  4. Paleowei Eretonghan Famous of the African Democratic Congress (ADC)
  5. Oweifabo Felix Ebikemefa of the African Democratic Party (ADP)
  6. Peremobowe I Ebebi of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
  7. Dennis Enebi Micheal of the Allied People’s Movement (APM)
  8. Orlando Salo of the All People’s Party (APP)
  9. Hawkins T Numofe of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP)
  10. Amgbare Kenewenemo R Kenny of the National Rescue Movement (NRM)
  11. Henry Seriake Dickson of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
  12. Ariweriyai Tokoni Sylvester of the Social Democratic Party (SDP)
  13. Sunny Pere Agadabiri of the Young Progressive Party (YDP)

3) How can you find your polling unit in the by-elections?

A polling unit is where a person can register to vote, or is registered to vote. 

You can locate your polling unit using INEC’s Polling Unit Locator Tool.

It is advisable that your polling unit is very near to your residence because of the restricted movement on election days. 

If you have also relocated to another place outside the where you initially registered, you will have to transfer your registration to a polling unit within your new area of residence as you cannot vote in a polling unit without prior registration.

You can transfer your registration by following the guidelines on the INEC website. However, you must do so at least 60 days before an election.

Read: The Zikoko Guide To Getting Your PVC

We hope you’ve learned a thing or two about how to unfuck yourself when the Nigerian government moves mad. Check back every weekday for more Zikoko Citizen explainers.

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