Bayelsa Guber: Keyamo hammers APC over Supreme Court judgment
Feb. 15, 2020
The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has commended the Supreme Court over its recent rulings on election cases in the country.
The Supreme Court had on Thursday in a unanimous judgement led by Justice Mary Odili sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa state over Degi-Eremieoyo forged certificate presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The apex court upheld the November 12, 2019, judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja, disqualifying Degi-Eremieoyo from participating in the governorship poll.
Following the ruling, INEC Chairman, Yakubu Mahmoud on Friday then declared PDP candidate, Douye Diri winner and issued him certificate of return.
Reacting to the development, Keyamo commended the Supreme Court on its judgements.
He called on the All Progressives Congress, APC, to sit back and solve its internal issues.
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