BREAKING: INEC declares PDP’s Diri as winner of Bayelsa election
The Independent National Electoral Electoral Commission on Friday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri, as the winner of the November 16 governorship election held in Bayelsa State.
The chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission would give him the Certificate of Return in compliance with the order of the Supreme Court, which sacked David Lyon 24 hours to his inauguration.
He said INEC would give him the CoR as soon as he comes for it.
As of the time of filing this report, the governor-elect was being expected to receive the CoR.
According to our reporter at the INEC Headquarter, Abuja sighted Senator Douye Diri who surfaced the second time to receive the Certificate of Return.