The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to permit the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, examine all election supplies used in the course of the March 9 governorship election.
The tribunal Chairman, Justice A. M. Yakubu, additionally gave permission to the APC to serve Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and the PDP by means of substituted means.
Talking with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), the lead Counsel to Ekere and the APC, Chief Victor Iyenam, stated the occasion will proceed instantly to stick the court docket processes on the PDP Secretariat positioned on 4 Lane, Uyo.
“What we bought was utility for substituted service since efforts to service Gov. Udom Emmanuel failed.
“So, the court docket has granted us go away to serve the governor on the PDP workplace in Uyo. After which the opposite utility is to examine election supplies.
“We’ll get to the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) workplace to acquire the paperwork as listed, examine them and make photocopies,” he stated.
NAN stories that the election petition tribunal sitting in Uyo stated it acquired 34 petitions.
The tribunal stated two petitions from the Senatorial election filed by Sen. Godswill Akpabio of APC towards Mr Christopher Ekpenyong of the PDP from Akwa Ibom North West and Mr Bassey Etim of APC towards Sen. Bassey Akpan of the PDP from Akwa Ibom North East.
The tribunal additionally acquired eight petitions from the Home of Representatives and 23 petitions from the State Home of Meeting elections out of the 26 home of meeting seats.