BREAKING: APC will participate in Bayelsa election despite court ruling, INEC confirms
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Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The All Progressives Congress will participate in tomorrow's governorship election in Bayelsa State, the electoral body, INEC, has confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES.
"APC will participate in the election in Bayelsa State," Festus Okoye, INEC's spokesperson, said Friday morning.
On Thursday, the Federal High Court in Yenagoa ruled the party had no candidate in the election following a disagreement over the party's primaries.
The APC registered David Lyon, 49, as its governorship candidate, but former minister Heineken Lokpobiri disagreed, insisting he is the party's authentic candidate who won the primaries.
Mr Lokpobiri asked the court to declare him the candidate of the party.
But instead of granting his prayer, the cou...
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