Tribunal Orders Fresh Governorship Election in Bayelsa


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The Governorship election tribunal sitting in Bayelsa State has nulified the election of Governor Duoye Diri and ordered that fresh elections be held in the state within 90 days.

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The three man panel led by Justice Mohammed Sirajo ruled that the last governorship election was unlawful due to the exclusion of Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party and it’s candidate, King George from the election that held in November 16, 2019.

Consequently, the tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh Governorship election in Bayelsa within 90 days.

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