The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, winner of the Bayelsa governorship election.
The Supreme Court, in an unexpected turn of event, sacked the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate, David Lyon, Thursday over alleged misinformation on the certificate of his deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo.
All is now set for Diri to be sworn-in as the winner of the election.
MEDIA BRIEFING BY THE CHAIRMAN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION INEC PROFESSOR MAHMOOD YAKUBU ON THE JUDGEMENT OF THE SUPREME COURT ON THE BAYELSA GOVERNORSIIIP ELECTION HELD AT THE CONFERENCE ROOM lNEC HEADQUARTERS ABUJA ON FRIDAY 14111 FEBRUARY 2020
Honourable National Commissioners Secretary to the Commission
Directors The Media Ladies and Gentlemen
1. I welcome you all to this briefing. As you are aware, the Supreme Court of Nigeria yesterday delivered a judgment in a pre-election suit on the Bayelsa State…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper