Breaking: Buhari reacts as INEC declares APC candidate governor-elect in Bayelsa

Breaking: Buhari reacts as INEC declares APC candidate governor-elect in Bayelsa

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate David Lyon for emerging victorious in the Bayelsa state governorship election.

The Nigerian president in a message on Monday, November 18, through his media aide, Femi Adesina, described Lyon’s victory as impressive.

He commended APC and Nigerians for exercising their civic rights in a peaceful manner despite pockets of unrest recorded in some locations.

The president however condemned the loss of lives in Bayelsa, particularly prior to the election, the President commiserates with the families of the victims.

‘”Violence during elections vitiates our commitment to demonstrate to the world and upcoming generation that we are a people capable of electing leaders in a peaceful and orderly manner,” he noted.

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