Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa Governor-elect, declares PDP winner


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 The Supreme Court has nullified the election of the Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

David Lyon: Victory nullified

 The apex court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a Certificate of Return to the candidate with the next highest number of votes in the governorship election.

As a result of this judgment, Diri Duoye,of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) becomes the next governor of Bayelsa state.


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