The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has presented certificate of return to Bayelsa state governor-elect, Douye Diri and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
The brief ceremony which took place at the commission’s headquarters, came shortly after a press briefing by the by the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Bayelsa govership election, Douye Diri, who was returned as governor by the judgment of the Supreme Court which disqualified the governor-elect, David Lyon was earlier denied access into INEC Headquarters where he came to collect his Certificate of Return.
Diri who arrived INEC office about 11.15 am was stopped at the gate by stern looking security operatives.
He was later addressed by a senior INEC official who asked him to go that the Commission will revert back to him at the right time.
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