Earlier today, Bayelsa governor-elect’s, David Lyon of All Progressives Congress (APC) was already rehearsing his inauguration which was about taking place on Friday, before the Supreme Court nullified his election and declared Senator Douye Diri the winner of the November 16 2019 governorship election in the state.
David Lyon who was sacked 24 hours before his official inauguration as governor of Bayelsa state was already rehearsing how tomorrow would be.
See more photos from the rehearsal below:
Today, the Supreme Court cancelled the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.
A five-man panel of the apex court, led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates who had been declared winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.
The apex court ordered INEC to issue new certificates to the candidates of the party with the next highest votes and with the required constitutional spread of votes in the results of the election, which are the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidates.