Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Governor of Kebbi State has revealed why former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan is happy with the victory of David Lyon in the Bayelsa Governorship election.
Atiku disclosed that Jonathan is happy because the election was very transparent and reflects what the people want.
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.
Speaking to State House correspondents, Atiku said despite being in another party, Jonathan was pleased because the victory of the APC was transparent.