INEC declares Duoye Diri as winner of Bayelsa governorship election

The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, said PDP candidate Duoye Diri, winner of the Bayelsa government election. The president of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement by addressing the media at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. This follows the Supreme Court ruling of Thursday, February 13, 2020 which sacked APC candidates David Lyon from the election of Bayelsa state governor, leading to the proclamation of the winner Duoye Diri. David Lyn was the elected governor with a total number of votes cast at 146,999 and the PDP candidate, Duoye Diri scored 143,172 with geographic distribution.

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