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Bayelsa poll: Sylva vows to challenge result in court

Timipre Sylva and Seriake Dickson

TVCE (YENAGOA) –  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded governorship election in Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, has vowed to challenge the result of the election in court.

The Independent National Electoral Commission had on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, and incumbent governor of the state, Seriake Dickson, winner of the election.

Addressing journalists on Monday, Sylva alleged that INEC colluded with PDP to rig the election.

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He said he had officially complained, prior to the election, that the present structure of INEC in the state would not conduct a credible election.

The former governor said he has directed his legal team to swing commence on the procedures required to file a legal action against INEC and the PDP.

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