The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. According to the decision of the panel of judges ,he was said to have submitted a forged(faked) certificate to the independent national electoral commission (INEC)
It held that that form he submitted was for the purpose of the November 16, 2019, governorship election in the state, contained false information of fundamental nature.
Justice Ejembi Eko who delivered the lead
judgement reinstated the November 12, 2019,
Judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja
that disqualified Degi-Eremieoyo from
participating in the governorship poll.
his disqualification invalidated their nomination
by the All Progressive Congress, APC.
His deputy is to be elected governor of the state
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