Just In: Tribunal Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election

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

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

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

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