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The humble profile of Chief David Lyon , Bayelsa State governor-elect .


(Incoming Governor of Bayelsa State)

His full name is Chief David Lyon Perewonrimi

He is 49 year old

He was born on 20th December, 1970

He’s married with four children (2boys, 2girls)

He’s a quiet politician

He’s a business man and oil contractor.

All his business investments are located in Bayelsa state

His highest education qualification is NCE from Rivers State College of Education.

He has over 11,000 workforce.

He’s an ex-militant Leader in the Niger/Delta

He is the CEO of Darlon Securities and Guard Limited, with interest in crude oil pipeline security and over from all parts of the state with proper engagement and contract with multi nationals.

David Lyon was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Arukubu Lyon Ekpeke of Abebiri family of Eubiri compound, Olugbobiri Community in Olodiana clan of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa state,

He was born and brought up into the Olodiana clan of Southern Ijaw.

He is a wealthy businessman and relatively new in the political landscape.

He has not held any political office apart from being a community youth leader, chairman of Rural Development Area and militant leader

His acts of philanthropism are not limited to providing staple food for the indigents, he has through his foundation empowered and has continued to empower many Bayelsa youths with education amongst other avenues in which he has reached out to the needy in the society.

© Steve Uzoechi is a senior staff reporter with New Telegraph Newspapers , South -East region .

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