Bayelsa Governor elect, Lyon, speaks on election, receives certificate of return


Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, David Lyon has commended the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service (DSS) for living up to their responsibilities in the just concluded election.

Lyon said this on Thursday while receiving his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

DAILY POST recalls that Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri to emerge winner of the just concluded governorship election,

Speaking after receiving the certificate, Lyon dedicated his victory to the people of the state, whom he said made it possible for him to win the poll.

Lyon also commended the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service (DSS) for living up to their responsibilities during the election.

“I thank INEC for its commitment towards the election in spite of pressure to do otherwise.

“To all the people of Bayelsa, this is the time to come together to build our dear state; my victory at the poll is for the people and I am assuring you, my people, that I will not fail you.

“The APC led administration will be for a total change which Bayelsa is going to be witnessing in the next few months; my belief in this context is that everyone is a winner.

“Let us come together and ensure that the state is developed and there will be security for investors,” Lyon said.





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