The Supreme Court of Nigeria has ruled on the case between David Lyon and Heineken Lokpobiri.
The apex court affirmed David Lyon as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, under whose platform he emerged victorious in the last election in Bayelsa State.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court judges affirmed Loyn’s nomination as the candidate of All Progressive party.
However the court consequently thrown out the appeal filed by the former Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri challenging the candidature of David Lyon as APC’s governorship candidate.
Recalled that INEC had issued certificate of return to the Governor Elect, Chief David Lyon as the winner of the governorship election, November 16