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‘No Lyon, No Bayelsa,’ APC Members Protest At Authorities Home


Some members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital on Friday occupied the streets and the Authorities Home protesting the Supreme Court docket ruling which sacked the occasion’s elected candidate.

The protesters, largely girls, and youths, additionally blocked among the roads and made bonfires.

Waving APC flags and bearing placards the protesters chanted songs of solidarity and describe the court docket ruling as injustice.

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The protesting members additionally known as for a evaluation of the Supreme court docket judgement which sacked David Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect.

The Supreme court docket in a ruling on Thursday sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo.

Justice Ejembi Ekwo, who learn the lead judgment mentioned the APC’s deputy governorship candidate, Degi-Eremienyo is disqualified as a candidate within the election for submitting cast certificates to INEC.

The court docket dominated that Degi-Eremienyo’s disqualification had contaminated the joint ticket with which he and the governorship candidate, Lyon, ran for and received November 16, 2019.

The five-man panel of the apex court docket led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili then ordered the INEC to withdraw the Certificates of Return issued to the APC candidate.

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