David Lyon has been declared winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, November 17, 2019.
Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will succeed outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson, who has ruled the state since 2012
Here are 10 things you should know about Lyon
1. His full name is David Lyon Perewonrimi
2. He is the CEO of Darlon Security and Guard, a private security firm in Bayelsa state.
3. He was born into the Olodiana clan of Southern Ijaw local government area of the state.
4. He is not a very popular face in the Bayelsa political landscape.
5. He contested under the platform of PDP as an aspirant to represent the Southern Ijaw constituency IV in 2011.
6. He defected from PDP in 2015 to join the ruling APC.
7. He was born on December 20, 1970, in Olugbobiri community.
8. He attended Saint Gabriel’s State School Olugbobiri, from 1978 to 1983
9. He attended community secondary school, Olugbobiri, from 1984 to 1988.
10. He went to Rivers State College of Education 13. He possesses a National Certificate of Education (NCE).
Source: The Nation