President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Lyon winner of the November 16 governorship election in the State. He won with 352,550 votes against 143,172 scored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Douye Diri.
The Governor-elect clinched six LGAs while his PDP rival claimed the remaining two LGAs. Lyon won in Brass, Ekeremor, Nembe, Ogbia, Southern Ijaw, and Yenagoa LGAs while Diri won in Kolokuma/Opokuma and Sagbama LGAs.
Lyon was accompanied to Aso Rock by the Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship campaign and Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu and the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva.
Nigeriatunes understands that they later went in for a closed-door meeting with the President.
See photos of the APC stalwarts below: