The Supreme court has Nullified the the election of governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo.
The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Mr Lyon after the unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Ejembi Ekwo.
According to the order of the Apex Court, a fresh certificate was told to be issued to the governorship candidate with the highest votes cast and wide geographical spread in the governorship election held on November 16, 2020.
On the reason he was sacked, Mr Lyon was said to have presented a running mate with a fake certificate in the said election.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Diri Duoye with the highest lawful votes and with wide geographical spread will eventually become the next governor of Bayelsa, Wth this judgment just delivered.