The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has issued a certificate of return to the Bayelsa State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri.
Diri won the state governorship election conducted on November 11.
The Bayelsa State deputy governor and Diri’s running mate, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, also received his certificate of return.
The INEC national commissioner supervising Akwa Ibom, Rivers, and Bayelsa, May Agbamuche-Mbu presented the certificates of return to Diri and Ewhrudjakpo at the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Media Centre INEC state office, Yenagoa.
Similarly, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), on Friday also presented a certificate of return to Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.
The certificate was presented to Uzodinma in Owerri, Imo State, by INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state.
INEC had declared Uzodinma the winner of Saturday’s off-cycle governorship election in the state after polling the highest number of votes.
The re-elected governor defeated his counterpart from the Labour Party, Athan Achonu and Samuel Anyanwu of the Peoples Democratic Party.