It was gathered that the Federal High Court in Yenagoa had on Friday, ordered the Electoral Commission to include omitted polling units in the supplementary elections in the constituency.
In a statement on Saturday, Mr Monday Udoh , the Bayelsa REC , announced that out of the three constituencies earlier scheduled for the polls , election was now holding in two, including Southern - Ijaw IV and Ogbia 11.
“ INEC wishes to inform the good people of Bayelsa that the supplementary polls to conclude results in three constituencies namely: Brass 1, Ogbia 11, and Souther - Ijaw IV , is holding on March 23 with the exception of Brass 1.
“The conduct of supplementary in Brass 1 , ward 6 polling units 11 - 16 has been put on hold by an interlocutory order of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa in suit No : FHC / YNG /CS /41 / 2019 and dated March 22.
“The supplementary elections in the other two constituencies are holding as scheduled. We wish to inform that necessary arrangements are already in place for a hitch- free exercise in those two constituencies.
“As a law - abiding agency , the commission will inform the stakeholders as soon as the court order is dispensed with on Brass constituency 1, ” the REC explained.
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