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Since Nigeria's return to democracy in 1999, the Supreme Court has played a critical role in deciding the fate of governors after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finished its own job.
Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party is now officially the governor of Bayelsa state as he has been presented the certificate of return by Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission.
One of the first things Duoye Diri, the new governor of Bayelsa, said after receiving his certificate of return is that God has restored and healed the state.
In anticipation of the issuance of the certificate of return, members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and supporters of Duoye Diri, have stormed the Abuja office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Rahotanni da ke zuwa mana sun nuna cewa a yanzu haka Shugaban hukumar zabe mai zaman kanta (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu da wasu kwamishinonin hukumar na kasa na cikin ganawar sirri a hedkwatar hukumar da ke Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will meet on Friday, February 14, to decide on the issuance of the certificate of return to the rightful winner of the Bayelsa governorship eelction.