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Why Bayelsans should stop infighting, support Diri – Asu Beks

Why Bayelsans should stop infighting, support Diri – Asu Beks

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Elder Asu Beks Daniel Kanu  Elder Asu Beks, president, Ijaw Media Forum is a journalist’s journalist. The Niger-Delta activist and publisher of Shipping World has been passionate and involved in the struggle for the emancipation of the Niger Delta region. He has gone through the thick and thin of the struggle told Sunday Sun that there is need for a new narrative in the region.He spoke on the nullification of the election of Bayelsa governor, Douye Diri by an election tribunal, what Bayelsa state needs, assessment of President Mohammadu Buhari’s leadership, 2023, and its strategies by different regions and the need for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in 2023, among other issues. Excerpt:  The election tribunal gave a verdict during the week, nullifying the election of your s...
Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party in Bayelsa Guber election did not present  a validly nominated candidate…INEC

Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party in Bayelsa Guber election did not present a validly nominated candidate…INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC said on  Monday  that the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party  in the  November 16, 2019 Governorship election in Bayelsa State did not present a validly nominated candidate.  The electoral umpire said in a statement in Abuja that the nomination of its Deputy Governorship candidate Peter Esinkuma David was flawed because it fell short of the mandatory age limit of  35 years as stipulated in section 177(b) of the constitution. The electoral body  was reacting to a ruling by the Bayelsa Elections Petition Tribunal, Abuja which declared the election of Governor Douye Diri as illegal and consequently ordered for fresh elections. In the statement, INEC said it observed that the Deputy Governorship  candidate was born on the 10th day of February...