Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won Ogbia Local Government Area in the Bayelsa State governorship election held Saturday.

The local government includes Otuoke, the hometown of former Nigerian leader, Goodluck Jonathan.

In Ogbia, APC scored 58,016 votes to defeat the state's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with 13,763 votes.

The results were announced by the collation officer for the LGA Sunday afternoon.

The collation exercise was nearly disrupted on Sunday morning by the chairman of the local government, Ebinyo Turner, a PDP leader, who accused INEC of colluding with APC to record fake results.

He was later arrested by soldiers.

Ogbia LGA has 13 wards and all were claimed by the APC.

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