- The election tribunal has dismissed the preliminary objection filed by Kaduna state governor Uba Sani against PDP candidate, Isah Mohammed Ashiru
- Sani’s legal team had filed a petition that the PDP and Ashiru filed the petition outside the 21 days allowed by the law
- The tribunal disclosed that PDP and Ashiru filed the petition on 10th April 2023, and thereafter dismissed Sani's motion
According to The Nation, Sani had filed the motion questioning the timeliness of the PDP's petition against him.
He had argued that the petition were filed outside the 21 days allowed by the law.
Tribunal dismisses Gov Sani’s motion
The three-man panel led by Justice Victor Oviawe, however, affirmed that the petition was filed on 10th April 2023.
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The tribunal consequently dismissed Sani’s petition.
Anxiety as tribunal set to deliver Kaduna governorship judgement via Zoom
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the tribunal was set to deliver its judgement via Zoom.
The courtroom had been set with a provision for transmission of the judgement proceeding via Zoom.
The large screen provided, which is already connected to the zoom, read EPT KADUNA 3.
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The stated this in his final address to the election tribunal through his legal team led by Chief Bayo Ojo, a former attorney general of the federation and minister of justice.
Kano tribunal judges absent in court deliver verdict via Zoom
The tribunal judges were displayed on the screen for the courtroom as they were set to deliver their final verdict in the petition filed by the APC to challenge the victory of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP).
Tribunal gives verdict on PDP, APGA suit against APC in Ebonyi
In an related report by Legit.ng, the Ebonyi State governorship election petition tribunal gave its verdict on the petition filed by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and its candidate in the March 18 governorship election, Bernard Odoh.
The party and Odoh had filed a petition against the victory of Francis Nwifuru, the state governor, state governor.
But the court dismissed the petition. It held all the requests made by APGA and its candidate fell under the pre-election matters.