Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the November 16, 2019 governorship election, David Lyon, has stated that some mischief-makers have seized on the chance of his silence to perpetrate every kind of violence and civil unrest in Bayelsa State.
Mr Lyon was declared the winner of the election however was sacked by the Supreme Court docket, few hours to his inauguration in February, following the disqualification of the deputy governorship candidate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, who submitted solid certificates to the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
Mr Lyon in an announcement on Wednesday said that he wouldn’t assist or be engaged in any act of violence following the end result of the apex court docket judgement.
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He added that the mischief-makers are utilizing the scenario to specific their grievances, inflicting avoidable circumstances within the state.
“As a law-abiding citizen of Nigeria, I might by no means assist or direct anybody to be engaged in acts inimical to the progress and wellbeing of the identical folks I search to control.
“Some mischief-makers have seized on the chance of my silence to perpetrate every kind of evil intentions and actions within the guise of expressing their grievances and have created pointless and avoidable circumstances within the political historical past of our state and nation.”
Mr Lyon maintained that his ideas and actions have by no means wavered from the truth that the court docket is the final hope of the widespread man.
He disclosed that because the improvement, he has slightly been preoccupied with exploring all authorized processes in addressing the incident.
Including additional, he referred to as on all political leaders no matter celebration affiliations to name their teaming supporters to be calm and law-abiding and by no means take legal guidelines into their fingers.
Mr Lyon expressed his religion and confidence within the judicial course of and the Supreme Court docket, specifically, noting that “at the end of the day, justice will be done to himself and the good people of Bayelsa State.”