A federal high court judgement which disqualified the All
Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, David Lyon in the
Bayelsa Governorship election scheduled for November 16 has been
suspended by the Court of Appeal.
Recall LIB reported that on Wednesday November 13, Justice Inyang
Ekwo nullified Lyon’s nomination as the APC’s Govenorship
candidate and also stopped the party from fielding any other
governorship or deputy governorship candidate for the poll. On Thursday
November 14, a federal high court in Yenagoa annulled the primary
election which produced Lyon as APC’s governorship candidate. INEC was
also ordered not to recognise any APC aspirant who partook in the
However the Apppeal Court which was approached by the APC and David
Lyon has ordered a stay of execution pending November 20 when the motion
would be heard.