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David Lyon Is APC Bayelsa Governorship Candidate

David Lyon has clinched  the All Progressives Congress(APC)  Bayelsa   governorship candidate

Lyon scored 42,138 votes to defeat five other aspirants in the primary election of the party conducted on Wednesday by the APC Bayelsa State Governorship Primary Election Committee chaired by the Yobe State Governor, Mai-Mala Buni.

The collation officer for the poll, Senator Emmanuel Dangana, who declared the results in Yenagoa, said Diseye Poweigha came second with 1,533 votes while Maureen Etebu got 964 votes while  Heineken Lokpobiri who was the immediate past minister, came far fourth with  571 votes

Lyon is believed to be the preferred choice of the Minister of State for Petroleum and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva.

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