Official Summary of Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa Election

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Following news as earlier published today – Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Gov-elect, We revealed that Barely 24 hours to swearing-in of the Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, the Supreme Court has sacked David Lyon and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.

Supreme Court in its ruling has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa States.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has been directed in regards to the development, to withdraw the Certificate of Return previously issued to the All Progressives Congress candidates and hand it over to the newly declared winner.

The Justice, justice Mary Peter-Odili, in-charge of the ruling sacked Lyon for presenting a running mate with a fake certificate in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.

Below are the Official Summary of the Ruling On Bayelsa Election as obtained by Channel Tv supreme court ruling

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