The Supreme Court docket has begun listening to of the appeals from the governorship elections in Imo, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, Plateau and Benue States.
The listening to of the appeals, introduced by varied aggrieved candidates within the March 9 polls within the affected states, is ongoing on the apex court docket in Abuja, the federal capital Territory.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, is presiding over a seven-man panel listening to the appeals.
Nevertheless, the court docket rose some minutes after the listening to commenced because of the incapacity of the safety operatives to regulate the gang and the noise degree within the court docket.
The apex court docket is listening to the appeals filed by the governorship candidates 10 months after the elections held within the affected states.
The governors returned elected by the unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) within the states are Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Simon Lalong (Plateau), and Samuel Ortom (Benue).
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