Ben Murray-Bruce Wins Bayelsa Senate Ticket

With a total of 138 votes Ben Murray-Bruce Chairman, Silverbird Television and former Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Sunday emerged the People’s Democratic Party, PDP flag bearer for the  East Senatorial District in the 2015 general election. But it was a sad story for Senator Heineken Lokpobiri who lost his re-election bid to the immediate-past chairman of the Bayelsa State Scholarship Board, Evangelist Foster Ogola. In the result declared by the Chief Returning Officers in the three Senatorial Districts and coordinated by the Chairman, Bayelsa State National Assembly Primaries Electoral Committee, General Idi Adamu, (rtd), for Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Media and entertainment mogul, Ben Murray-Bruce scored 138 votes to defeat the other six contestants for the ticket.

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