Judiciary & Court
Tribunal sacks Bayelsa’s governor, orders fresh 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.
The tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a bye election within 90 days.
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