Bayelsa Guber Election: Supreme Court nullifies the election of  David Lyon as Bayelsa Governor

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has nullified the election of Sir David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo of All progressive Congress (APC).

The court, therefore, declared Senator Douye Diri of People Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of governorship election in Bayelsa State.

According to the court, the Form CF 001 Degi-Eremieoyo submitted to INEC for the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayelsa was fake.

The Supreme court further ordered INEC to withdraw the certificate of return from APC candidate, David Lyon and issue a fresh certificate to PDP candidate who got the second highest number of votes in the election.

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