The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Akwa Ibom sitting in Abuja, has adjourned till eighth October 2015

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Akwa Ibom sitting in Abuja, has adjourned till eighth October 2015 for adoption of final written addresses by parties in the case.
The adjournment was pronounced by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Sadiq Umar after admitting five witnesses presented by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Tribunal granted seven days in the first instance for the respondents to file written addresses while the petitioner upon receipt has five days to file and serve written final address.
According to the Tribunal, the respondents upon being served have three days to reply on point of law to the petitioner’s written address.
Our correspondent reports that INEC did not present any exhibit because all the electoral materials in the election have already been presented by the petitioner in the case.

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