PDP reduces number of witnesses for Election Tribunal

PDP, APC Battle In Sokoto State

Rep. Aminu Shagari (PDP-Sokoto) on Thursday declared his choice to lessen the quantity of observers he means to call from 95 to 46.

Shagari, who is the child recently President Shehu Shagari, is testing the decision triumph of Alhaji Abubakar Umar-Yabo of the APC in the Shagari/Yabo Federal Constituency before the Sokoto State Election Petition Tribunal.

As per Shagari, in his accommodation before the council, Umar-Yabo did not score the most elevated number of legitimate votes cast at the surveys.

Naija News comprehends he likewise claimed that the decision was damaged by discretionary anomalies not in consistence with Electoral ACT ( 2010 as Amended).

Shagari and the PDP's legal advisor, Mr Kelechi Ogbonna, who spoke to Mahmud Magaji, SAN, told the court that the quantity of observers had been diminished from 95 to 46.

Likewise, Counsel to Umar-Yabo and the APC, Mr Bashir Jodi and Abdulhamid Zubair, said they expect to consider one observer each.

Mr Abdulkarim Ibrahim, Counsel to INEC said that the commission would depend on the observer declaration of two individuals.

The Tribunal Chairman, Justice Peter Akhihiero, as indicated by PM News, from that point requested all gatherings to document their issues for assurance on Friday, for continuation of pre-hearing.

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 4:23pm May 16