Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan is happy with the victory of David Lyon in the Bayelsa Governorship election because the election is very transparent and reflect the wishes of the people.
The National Electoral Commission (INEC), had declared David Lyon the winner of the Bayelsa Governorship Election.
Lyon scored a total of 352,552 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Duoye Diri, who polled 143,172 votes.
After the election, Governor Atiku alongside other chieftains of the APC paid a visit to the home of the former Nigerian leader.
The delegation of APC leaders also met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Speaking to State House correspondents, Atiku said despite being in another party, Jonathan was pleased because the victory of the APC was transparent.