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INEC ready to issue Certificate of Return to new Bayelsa Gov-Elect, Douye Diri



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.

The chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission would give him the Certificate of Return in compliance with the order of the Supreme Court, which sacked David Lyon 24 hours to his inauguration.

He said INEC would give him the CoR as soon as he comes for it.

As of the time of filing this report, the governor-elect was being expected to receive the CoR.


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