BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa governor-elect

By Isa Amodu, Abuja
The Supreme Court has sacked the Bayelsa state All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect David Lyon.
The apex also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue certificate of return to the candidate with the second highest vote.
Lyon defeated the Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri in the November 16 2019 governorship election.
GovernanceNews reports that candidate of the PDP, Douye Diri came second in the election which automatically means he will be the next governor of the state.
Lyon was expected to be sworn-in tomorrow, 14th February