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Lyon and Buhari
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Buhari Meets Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Lyon, In Aso Rock     

Funsho Akinwale

President Muhammadu Buhari met David Lyon, the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

The close aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan was declared winner of the November 16 governorship election in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

David clinched 352,550 votes against 143,172 scored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Douye Diri.

The governor-elect was accompanied by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC), and Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu and the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva.