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Tribunal Grants PDM/Zenith Labour Party Candidates Permission To Inspect Electoral Materials

Tribunal Grants PDM/Zenith Labour Party Candidates Permission To Inspect Electoral Materials

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has granted Abdullahi Agwai, Nasarawa South Senatorial Candidateof Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) whose name and theparty logo was omitted at the justconcluded electionhas been givenpermission to inspect electoral materials used in the February 23 election.

 gathered that the candidate is challenging the victory of Governor Umaru Al-Makura as the Senator-elect of the zone as a result of the omission of his party from the election.

Ruling over the ‘Motion Exparte’, David Igoh, Chairman of the Tribunal, said that having listened to the motion, he directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to avail the candidate access to all the materials used in the election.

 

Wanche Christian, Counsel to the petitioner had appealed to the Tribunal to compel INEC to allow his client access to all the election materials used to prove that the party was excluded from the election.

The Tribunal had also granted permission to Inusa Ibrahim, Nasarawa North Senatorial Candidate of PDM, to inspect electoral materials.

In the same vian, the Tribunal have also granted permission to Emmanuel Abari, Zenith Labour Party House of Representative Candidate of Awe/Doma/Keana Federal Constituency permission to inspect materials.

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