The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressive Congress APC gubernatorial candidate Chief David Lyon, winner of the Bayelsa 2019 Governorship election.
Jubilation rocks the state, as the All Progressive Party (APC) ends the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP)’s twenty years reign.
Governor Dickson’s anointed candidate failed as APC chieftains visited Goodluck Jonathan in his home at Otuoeke.
According to INEC, All Progressive Congress polled 352,557 to defeat her second rivalry Peoples Democratic Party got 143172 votes to come second.
Meanwhile the PDP and the incumbent governor has rejected the result.
The winner Mr. David Lyon took to his official twitter handle to congratulate Bayelsans and thank his people for the support and confidence they have on him.
yon wrote: “It’s done, Congratulation Bayelsans.
“Thank you Bayelsans for your unflinching Support.”
However, Lyon is the governor-elect for Bayelsa State in the election conducted by INEC on Saturday, 16 November 2019
Daily Tells understands that, Chief David Lyon has been declared as governor-elect for Bayelsa State.
Recalled also that, the former first Lady, Mrs. Dame Patient Johnathan was fully in support of the APC candidate as the Dickson’s anointed candidate did not have the blessings of the former president and the wife.