Tribunal Voids Bayelsa’s Governorship Election

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal has nullified the election that produced candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Senator Duoye Diri as Governor.


The three-member panel held the election was unlawful due to the exclusion of Action Democratic Party (ADP) and its candidate, King George from the November 16, 2019 governorship election.

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The tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a bye election within 90 days.

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