Despite the court ruling on Thursday, November 14th declaring that APC has no governorship candidate in Bayelsa election tomorrow, November 16th, INEC has confirmed that the APC will participate in the governorship election. INEC Federal Commissioner for Voter Education and Publicity, Mr Festus Okoye, on Friday, November 15th stated that the court ruling does not say APC should not participate in the election, it only says the two candidates are not eligible. There are no candidates on the ballot papers but logos of parties.
In Bayelsa State, Brass 1 State Constituency Supplementary election is also taking place alongside the governorship election.
Kogi West Senatorial re-run election between Dino Melaye of PDP, Smart Adeyemi of APC & 22 others would hold simultaneously with the Kogi governorship election