Breaking News
Translate

ICYMI: PHOTOS: David Lyon rehearsing for his swearing-in before Supreme Court Judgement

Kindly Share This Story:

David Lyon rehearsing for his swearing-in before Supreme Court Judgement

David Lyon was already rehearsing for his swearing-in ceremony as the governor of Bayelsa State before the Supreme Court nullified his election on Thursday.

At its sitting on Thursday, the apex court nullified the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, his running mate, forged his credentials.

The court affirmed the decision of a federal high court which had disqualified Degi-Eremienyo for submitting the fake credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

READ ALSO: Bayelsa: Supreme Court Judgement victory for democracy ― PDP

The supreme court’s decision came amid intense preparations for Lyon’s swearing-in which was scheduled to take place on Friday at the Samson Siasia Sports Stadium in Yanagoa, the state capital.

A public lecture was also scheduled as part of activities marking his swearing-in.

It was to be held on Saturday with Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as keynote speaker and top members of the APC expected to be in attendance.

Indeed, heartbreaking may not come close to describing the impact of the court verdict on Lyon who will now give way for Diri Duoye, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to carry on with the inauguration processes.

The Cable

Vanguard Nigeria News

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!