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Sokoto election tribunal begins sitting today

Written by on May 15, 2023

The Sokoto State National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal Panel 2 will hold its inaugural sitting today.

The tribunal secretary, Sunday Martins, issued the notice, saying the inaugural sitting is scheduled for Court 6, High Court complex, Sokoto.

Those expected at the inaugural sitting are the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice; the Independent National Electoral Commission Resident Electoral Commissioner; Director of Department of State Services, the Commissioner of Police; as well as the state chairmen of the APC and the PDP.

So far, the tribunal received 17 petitions in respect of the March 18, 2023 governorship and House of Assembly elections, including one governorship and 16 House of Assembly petitions, from different aggrieved contestants in the APC and the PDP.

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