Supreme Court Upholds Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Supreme Court has affirmed the victory of Governor Douye Diri and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

The Apex Court in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta dismissed the six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy.

The court ruled that Douye Diri is  the duly elected governor of Bayelsa State.

Justice Ngwuta, in his judgement, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the withdrawal of the six appeals by lawyers of the appellants.

The appeals dismissed were filed by the Alliance for Democracy, Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party and Labour Movement. Accord Party against Diri and Ewhrudjakpo was also dismissed

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