Justice Garba Replaces Bulkachuwa As Presidential Election Tribunal Resumes Sitting

Justice Garba Replaces Bulkachuwa As Presidential Election Tribunal Resumes Sitting

0
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the main challenger in the 2019 presidential elections (left) and Muhammadu Buhari, the incumbent president (right)
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the main challenger in the 2019 presidential elections (left) and Muhammadu Buhari, the incumbent president (right)

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L. Garba, who is the presiding justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.

Garba, who appeared on the five-man panel for the first time on Monday, June 10, 2019 replaces the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.

Bulkachuwa had withdrawn from the panel on May 22 following allegation of likelihood of bias levelled against her by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The petitioners are challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress in the election.

There are three other petitioners challenging the outcome of the poll.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Comment

To leave a comment anonymously, simple write your thoughts in the comments box below and click the ‘post comment’ button.