Breaking: Police Impose 3-Day Curfew In Troubled Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Friday imposed a three-day curfew in the state following the eruption of a series of violent protests over Douye Diri’s Supreme Court declaration as governor-elect of Bayelsa and overturned David’s election. Lyon from APC.

The curfew was announced by state police commissioner Uche Anozia on Friday.
Anozia said the curfew would last from Friday to Sunday.

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The commissioner revealed that eight people had so far been arrested for violent conduct following the protest that shook different parts of the state.

He warned residents to obey the curfew, as offenders would be arrested.

Recall that 9jatoday reported that the Supreme Court has sacked David Lyon, Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.

9jatoday also understands that the Supreme Court in its ruling has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa State.

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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.

This has been the reason for the fracas and the state and federal security operatives seems to be on top of the game, more details later….

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