APC’s David Lyon, has reacted to the Thursday February 13th ruling by the Suporeme court annulling his election because the governor-elect of Bayelsa state and instatement of PDP’s Duoye Diri as the brand new governor-elect of the state.
Addressing a press convention within the state this morning, Lyon described the judgement as a ”procured judgement”. He urged his supporters to stay calm.
Represented by the member representing Southern Ijaw federal constituency, Preye Oseke, the sacked APC governor-elect mentioned:
“We’re in shock. We as a celebration and as folks of Bayelsa are rejecting the judgement utterly. It’s a procured judgement. Whereas we now have our respect for the revered justices, we imagine that this isn’t the want of Bayelsans. Once more, we’re calling on the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee not to situation a certificates of return to the candidate of the PDP as a result of he was unable to rating the required 25 per cent in two-thirds of the native authorities areas.
As a celebration, we’re law-abiding, our properties have been destroyed even within the midst of the judgement that got here this morning. We’re calling on all our supporters to stay calm whereas our leaders and stakeholders meet and give you the subsequent line of motion. We imagine the precise factor shall be completed. The rule of legislation shall be upheld.” he mentioned