BREAKING: Court Disqualifies APC’s Deputy Gov. Candidate in Bayelsa

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The Federal High Court in has disqualified the APC’s deputy Governorship candidate, Biobarakuma Degi , in the November 16 Governorship election in the state.

Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, said he found no nexus in the name on his school-leaving certificate, first degree (BA), Master’s and the affidavits he sworn to the correct his name.

The judge held that all his documents bore different names and he, consequently disqualified him on the ground that he provided false information to the electoral body to stand for the election. 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had sued the Bayelsa APC governorship candidate, David Lyon, Degi-Eremienyo and INEC, seeking the disqualification of Degi-Eremienyo.The court granted the prayer as canvassed.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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