Dickson wins Bayelsa West senatorial by-election

The Independent National Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Seriake Dickson of the Peoples (PDP) as  winner of Dec. 5, Bayelsa West senatorial by-election.
INEC Returning Officer Prof. Okechukwu Okeke, of the Federal University Otuoke, (FUO) said that Dickson polled 115,257 votes to his closest rival, Mr Peremobowei Ebebi of All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 17,500 votes.
Eleven political parties participated at the election.(NAN)