JUST IN: Supreme Court Affirms Diri As Bayelsa Gov, Dismisses Case Against His Deputy
The Supreme Court comprising of a seven-man panel has declared Senator Douye Diri as the duly elected Governor of Bayelsa State alongside his deputy
The Apex Court, in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed the six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy.
The dismissed appeals include those filed by Alliance for Democracy AD, Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party and Labour Movement, Accord Party against Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, and Gov. Douye Diri.
In other news, Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of House of Representatives has stated that the House is determined to pass a Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) that will be acceptable to all Nigerians in the next six months.