The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) states that 52 political parties and their candidates are ready to participate in the election of the governor of Bayelsa on November 16th.
The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that the form in this regard was displayed in the INEC office in Yenagoa on Friday.
The political parties are Accord, ANRP, ADP, APP and DPP, APGA, BNPP, CAP, PDP, APC, FJPN, Fresh Democractic Party and GPN, among others.
Some of the candidates are David Lyon, APC, Senator Douye Diri, PDP, Azibataram Cameron, ANRP, Ms Helen Okorodas, ACD.
Wilfred Ifogah, head of the INEC department of Electoral Education and Publicity, told NAN that a total of 52 parties were able to provide the conditions for the elections.
According to Ifogah, the candidates include 46 men and 6 women.
“Well, there are other parties but only these 52 parties met the qualifications and are able to provide candidates,” he explaine