Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kano, on Tuesday granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) to examine all election supplies utilized by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) through the gubernatorial election within the State.
The gubernatorial candidate of the PDP Alhaji Abba Kabiru-Yusuf is difficult the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the March 23 supplementary election in Kano State, NAN reviews.
In an exparte movement filed earlier than the Tribunal, presided over by Justice Halima Shamaki, Counsel to the PDP Candidate, Maliki Kuliya-Umar sought an order of the tribunal, directing INEC to permit the celebration to examine electoral supplies used for the conduct of the March 9 and March 23 elections.
Within the software, the PDP counsel, prayed the tribunal to direct INEC to forthwith grant entry to the petitioner’s/candidates and their solicitors, brokers, specialists and different workers to examine, photocopy, scan, pay for and procure licensed copies of the paperwork utilized by the primary respondent for the conduct of the Kano State governorship election held on March 9, and March 23.
Justice Shamaki ordered INEC to give up photocopies, scanned and different licensed supplies used through the conduct of the Kano elections to the celebration for the aim and intent it wished to make use of them.
NAN reviews that PDP nonetheless has lower than 5 days to file her petition towards the ruling celebration, APC having exhausted nearly 15 days out of the 21 days offered beneath the Electoral Act 2010 as amended.