David Lyon

BY MOSES OKORIE

Mr. David Lyon, the Bayelsa State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the of the November 16, 2019 election

Lyon beat his closet rival, Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Faraday Orunmuwese, announced this on Monday morning.

Professor Orunmuwese returned Lyon as the winner of the keenly contested election after scoring the highest number of votes in the poll.

Douye Diri

The APC candidate polled a total of 352,552 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Duoye Diri, who scored 143,172 votes.

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