Bayelsa Election: We’re Back In The Race, Says Sylva, After Court Ruling

Timipre Sylva


The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, says a Court of Appeal in Abuja has postulated a All Progressives Congress a stay of execution on a visualisation delivered by a Federal High Court nullifying a primaries of a party.

Sylva, who settled this in a news discussion in Yenagoa, collateral of Bayelsa State on Thursday, pronounced a APC would entirely attend by contesting in Saturday’s governorship election.

He said, “I contingency tell we that a visualisation nullifying a primary was clearly a disposition one with all due honour to a judiciary.

“So, we have come to residence we since we have good news for a people of Bayelsa. The justice in Abuja has postulated us stay of execution.

“That means, we are, entirely as a party, in a position of contesting this election.

“Because we know that a people of Bayless are severely behind us and we will win a election.

“Everyone in Bayelsa knows that APC has a infancy in a state and if there is an choosing today, it is transparent even to blind and a deaf that APC will win.

“The citizens should go en masse and opinion a candidature of a APC, David Lyon.”

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa had on Thursday voided a approach primary conducted by a APC that constructed David Lyon as a governorship claimant of a party.

Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, a former apportion of state for agriculture, had sued APC over purported irregularities during a primary conducted by a celebration final September.