The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Douye Diri as Governor-elect of Bayelsa state.

This was the outcome of a closed-door meeting by INEC top executives.The Supreme Court sacked Chief David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) because his running mate presented a forged certificate to INEC, a statement by the INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said.

Diri will be presented with the Certificate-of-Return in the next 20 minutes.

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