The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has kicked off at the Court of Appeal sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
The tribunal consists of five members, namely: the chairman of the panel, Justice Haruna Tsammani; others are: Justice Stephen Adah, Justice Monsurat Bolaji-Yusuf, Justice Moses Ugo and Justice Abba Mohammed.
The Cable reported that addressing the audience at the court premises, Tsammani declared that patience would be required as the judgement would be a lengthy one.
He said, “Today we have reached the zenith of these proceedings. The judgment is a bit lengthy so we plead your patience.”
Present at the tribunal are Vice President, Kashim Shettima, Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, factional Labour Party chairman, Julius Abure and governors.