JUST IN: Tribunal Nullifies Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

The Bayelsa state governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election that returned Duoye Diri as governor of Bayelsa state.

The Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) had in its petition asked the tribunal to cancel the election because it was excluded from the November 16, 2019, poll.

In a majority judgment delivered by Justice Yunusa Musa on Monday, the tribunal held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) unlawfully excluded ANDP from the election.Bayelsa, State Governor, Duoye Diri

It, therefore, ordered INEC to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State within 90 days.

The tribunal further ordered that the petitioner should be included in the fresh election to be conducted Post Views: 82Help Aledeh News deliver the independent journalism Nigeria and the world need. Support us by making a contribution. Your donation allows Aledeh News to be completely independent. But it also means this online platform is only possible because of the support of readers like you.

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