PHOTOS: Diri arrives in INEC headquarters to collect Certificate of Return as Bayelsa gov-electby Olatunji Obasa
The Independent National 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.
A few minutes after INEC’s pronouncement, Odiri and his deputy arrived in the electoral’s body headquarters in Abuja to receive the Certificate of Return.
Supreme Court had nullified the All progressives Congress victory of November 16 governorship election.
The supreme court had ruled that Lyon’s Deputy, Degi Ereminyo, submitted forged certificates that disqualified the joint ticket and nomination.
The court asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to them and reissue the same to the next party with the required constitutional spread.
Photos: Olatunji Obasa