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Politics of Friday, 14 February 2020

Source: MyNigeria

JUST IN: Judiciary is the last hope of the common man- Diri

Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has expressed confidence in the judiciary following the judgment of the Supreme Court that disqualified the election of the All Progressives Congress's David Lyon and returned him as the winner of the election.

He made this statement while being presented with a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Diri's words: “I will never forget the judiciary, it is the last hope of the common man. With what happened, God has healed our State Bayelsa. Within this time, God has taken us through a journey of reconciliation and forgiveness."

Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjiakpo were presented their Certificates of Return in a low-key ceremony at the INEC conference room by May Agbamu-Uche Mbu, INEC Commissioner in charge of Legal.

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