The Court of Appeal of Nigeria has set-up an Election Petition Tribunal and also constituted a panel in respect to the Governorship Election conducted in Edo State last weekend.
In a statement signed by Secretary of the Court Sunday Martins and released on Tuesday September 22, it was gathered that the panel was set up by the President, Court of Appeal of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Monica Dongban – Mensem.
The statement read;
“The general public is hereby put on notice that the Honourable President of Court of Appeal of Nigeria – Hon. Justice Monica Dongban – Mensem has established the Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat and accordingly constituted a panel in respect of the Governorship Election conducted in Edo State.
“The Honourable Chief Judge of the State – Hon. Justice E.A Edigin has graciously approved the use of High Court Complex (Election Petition Court Hall), Sapele Road, Benin City for the Tribunal Exercise. The Secretariat is now open.”