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Gov. Diri Calls For Amendment Of Electoral Law To Avoid Multiple Litigations After Election Victory



Bayelsa State Governor, Diri Douye has called for the review of electoral laws that allows multiple court cases after the announcement of election victory.

He made the call for the amendment of the electoral laws on Sunday, 14th February, 2021 at the state dinner organized to commemorate the one year anniversary of his administration.

According to Governor Diri who scaled several litigation hurdles to emerge as Governor of the Glory for all Land southern state, multiple court cases after electoral victory is a dent on Nigeria’s electoral law and should be amended.

If the electoral laws were thoroughly made and guideline were properly adhered to, what happened in bayelsa wouldn’t have happened in the first place, he said.

Similarly, Governor Douye Diri has promised to consolidate on the recovery of everything lost due to distractions from the litigations of last year. Governor Diri while enumerating the roads and bridges that have been approved and others marked for approval also revealed that contractors have been mobilized to start work especially at the southern ijaw access road.

The Governor hinted on moving attention to technical and vocational education, hence the approval of construction of three technical schools across the state.

Declaring his administration’s doors open for the sharing of ideas, Governor Diri says government will ensure to set up at least one technical and vocational school in each local government area of the state.

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